Pray for Your Pastor

Pastors and leaders need prayer. The weight of responsibility they carry is crushing at times, and the very nature of their roles makes them a constant target for the enemy.  The Apostle Paul often asked people to pray for him. He recognized the power of agreement in prayer, and knew he needed it! Finally, brothers, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may speed ahead and be honored, as happened among you, and that we may be delivered from wicked and evil men. For not all have faith. (‭2 Thessalonians‬… Read More

When Dads Pray For Their Kids

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth. (‭3 John‬ ‭1‬:‭4‬ ESV) My son began his Junior year of high school this week. He is an exceptional student, an accomplished actor, a naturally-gifted vocalist, and a diligent employee. And He loves Jesus. My daughter is a Freshman at Liberty University, majoring in Speech Communications. She is a natural leader, a loyal friend, a faithful worker, and gifted vocalist. And she loves Jesus. The aged Apostle John wrote several letters to individuals/churches with whom he… Read More

Why I Pray in the Spirit (in Tongues)

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm. Stand therefore…praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints, (Ephesians 6:12-14, 18 ESV) Spiritual… Read More

Why I Pray

And he was teaching them and saying to them, “Is it not written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations’? But you have made it a den of robbers.” (Mark 11:17 ESV) The feasts designed to honor The Lord had become a circus of money-making and swindling. The poor were being taken advantage of, the greedy were capitalizing on the requirements of the Law in order to make a personal profit. That’s when Jesus cleaned house. Tables were turning, coins were rolling, pigeons were flapping, and… Read More