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Renewed prayers for Columbia Seminary President, Steve Hayner

Eight months ago our friend and colleague, Rev. Dr. Steve Hayner, President of Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. He has endured many…

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Pray for Pakistan

Join us in praying with and for the people of Pakistan, particularly those personally impacted by the attack on the school in Peshawar. Pray for the children. Pray…

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What Americans pray for – and why it matters

By David Briggs, The Association of Religion Data Archives There is a touching scene in the new movie “Heaven is for Real” when congregation members one by one…

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Bearing the cross of Christ in Pakistan

By Y.S., The Gospel Coalition As a little boy I used to play in a small field in front of my home, part of the largest mosque in…

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Praying in the Spirit

By Charles Stanley, Christian Post I am convinced that if Christians truly understood what takes place during prayer, they would call upon the Lord more often and with…

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Prayers for Iraq: Four Iraqi Christian kids beheaded after refusing to convert to Islam

By Samuel Smith, The Christian Post Four Iraqi Christian children, who were all beheaded by the Islamic State, refused to betray Jesus and graciously died in his name…

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Feasting on Thanksgiving

By  Jon Bloom, Desiring God In a week, most of us in the United States will gather as family and friends around a table and share in the…

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The power of family prayer

By the National Day of Prayer Task Force “Dad, I’m so hungry. May I have some bread?” Does that sound like a prayer to you? Or is it…

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Middle East Concern’s update on Iranian Christians

By Faith McDonnell, Juicy Ecumenism blog For your ongoing prayers and intercession for persecuted Christians around the world, we bring you this news from our friends at Middle East Concern (MEC)….

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20 quotes from Tim Keller’s new book on prayer

By Matt Smethurst, The Gospel Coalition The following 20 quotes caught my attention as I read Tim Keller’s fantastic new book, Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God…

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