What are house prayers? + a worksheet

I remember when Vana was just 6 weeks old and we found out Pappi’s cancer was terminal, we did a lot of bouncing and walking around the house and a lot of praying for Pappi, Mimi, Tyler and his siblings…a miracle. I felt a bit helpless to do anything else, but was quickly reminded that prayer is not something we just do when we can’t do anything else.  Prayer is the front line, the first defense – not a last resort. Ephesians

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5 things to pray for your business

This post first appeared on She Works His Way blog here. If you are a female small business owner I highly recommend checking out the She Works His Way blog and their monthly membership! It’s one of the only subscriptions I have kept over the years because it constantly challenges me to keep my business pointed toward building God’s kingdom, not mine in practical ways. Check them out here!  Entrepreneurship is both an incredible tool that God can use for

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Is undistracted prayer possible today?

“An increase of educational facilities and a great increase of financial support will be the most disastrous curse to religion, if these things are not sanctified by more and better praying than we are doing. And more praying will not just happen. We are a generation of non-praying saints who, like beggars, have neither the ardor nor the beauty nor the power of saints.” “This is not a praying age; it is an age of great activity, of great movements,

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What is a holy pursuit?

There have been different movements throughout our history and different trends on the things that we share. There were the fire and brimstone messages then there was the prosperity gospel. We seem to talk about the thing that the last generation failed to speak on. It seems we are in a season of talking about grace which is so needed for our generation. I know it’s something that I need to be reminded of often.  But I also know that the

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Why your quiet time isn’t cutting it

I am a faithful quiet time in the morning girl. Maybe you are too. I can start off the day pretty strong but inevitably, I am bombarded by opportunities to veer from the center of gravity and the firm foothold that I found in reading God’s Word and praying that morning.  In Emotionally Healthy Spirituality, Peter Scazzero talks about what he calls a “Daily Office”. This is a mid-day mini-quiet time with God that includes a few minutes of slowing down,

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