Lenten prayer of hope

Prepare our hearts This is an excerpt from the free new resource, Our Certain Hope: Prayers for Lent and Easter. Receive the full prayer book through…

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Cultivating a life of prayer and prayer in real life

Why does prayer feel so hard sometimes? Perhaps we have forgotten (or never learned) what it means to depend on God throughout our day— and by…

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A Thanks Giving Prayer

God on high, hear our prayers. Today we take to heart Your word which compels us to rejoice always, to pray without ceasing, and to give…

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Spotlight Interview: Sally Burke invites moms, grandparents, and everyone else to pray for our schools

Back to school is here. Hard to believe, but it’s true. As we prepare to send our children back to school (or have already done so)…

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Why is THIS St Patrick’s Day? Because THIS is the day he died.

When it comes to Saint Patrick, the truth is better than the fiction. The story of the actual historic character is far more compelling than the…

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Why pray in the midst of this?

I offered to pray for a mom who was angry and frustrated and grieving in the midst of more than she can bear. To be clear,…

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