“Our Father… deliver us from the evil one” I used to pray this prayer as a child in church and in school. Praying for deliverance from the evil one suited our society fairly well and here’s why: It’s natural for us to pray for deliverance from something or someone OUT THERE. “If only my husband would… If only my teacher wouldn’t… If only the economy … Continue reading Deliver Us
We all think we know how but we don’t. And practice doesn’t make perfect if you’re practicing the wrong thing, it only makes permanent. I’ve spent a couple of decades working with my father, and lived in his home for a couple of decades before that. I know him. In the whole world I would say I only come in second to understanding how he … Continue reading How Do I Pray?
You and I fall on the “Prayer Scale” somewhere between Have-Never-Prayed to Professional Pray-er. I think I’m supposed to be in the last group because I’m a pastor… From the first prayer you pray to the last one I’ll bet you share something in common with me… The Title slide of the Prayer-Presentation has your name in it? In a recent mudslide of revelation I … Continue reading Where Should I Pray?