Posts Tagged ‘Prayer’

A two-sentence, life-changing prayer.

I don’t know how old I was when I first learned the Lord’s Prayer, but I do know I was young, probably four or five. I dutifully repeated the prayer when it was a part of the worship service, but I can’t say that I said it with passion or even deep understanding.  As my church…

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WHAT GOD CAN DO

A friend and mentor of mine is Pastor Jim Cymbala of the Brooklyn Tabernacle. Though he has been in high demand for conferences and events around the world for decades, he routinely hosts small gatherings of 25-50 pastors and leaders at their location on Smith Street.  On a couple of occasions he invited me and some of my pastor friends…

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Do Eastern District Pastors Still Believe In Prayer?

A few weeks ago, some of our Eastern District pastors and I spent a day with Pastor Jim Cymbala at the Brooklyn Tabernacle. There were other pastors who joined us who were not EFCA pastors. We had a good time of fellowship and spent the day mostly talking about whatever the pastors wanted to bring up to Pastor…

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7 Ways To Pray For The District Conference

The purpose of this year’s Eastern District Conference [Uncertain Times >> Hopeful Future] is to refresh, encourage and strengthen pastors, their spouses, church leaders and staff in an age of uncertain times. We are looking forward to connecting in fellowship, in prayer, in teaching of the Word of God and in hearing and responding to a…

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