May 02, 2013
It’s the National Day of Prayer, and our country and its president have never needed our prayers more. Please pray for my friend @GregLaurie, and for his courageous stand in the face of intimidation not to pray before the nation at this event in Washington. I respect his courage, rooted in the story of Daniel …
January 23, 2013
I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. (1 Timothy 2:1-2) What a great Scripture to put into practice, especially following the swearing …
October 31, 2012
Upon moving into our Elgin campus, we made an amazing discovery. In a random filing cabinet drawer buried beneath boxes and trash, we found a stack of paper three inches thick, bound together with rubber bands.
August 16, 2012
When was the last time you participated in a faith-driven, expectation-filled prayer meeting that invited God to reveal His glory and show up in power at your church? Not where one or two people pray the will of God, but where everyone in the room
August 07, 2012
Today, I invite you to pray for the Vertical Church Tour, as we finish loading and set out for the first of 40 events throughout North America. Pray that God would be glorified in every city as His Word is proclaimed and His Son is exalted (Ephesians 3:21).
January 19, 2012
Authentic isn’t just something you feel; authentic is something you do. People who have authentic faith do certain things—they develop the disciplines of a sincere faith. Start with this question as it relates to your prayer life: Is my prayer real? Is it genuine, is it sincere?
November 02, 2011
Amen? That’s it? You’re going to close your prayer with an abrupt “AMEN”? What about the Savior? Aren’t you going to say the name? And you preachers, lower the “God talk” and say the name! Everyone says the G-O-D—there is nothing in that to denote your loyalty or demarcate your distinctiveness.
March 15, 2010
This prayer stands the test of time for me. I trust it will meet you where you are in your walk with Christ on this Monday. Original Postdate – 2007 My Prayer Today Here’s a prayer I pray in some way almost every single day. When I don’t, I wish I had. Pray with me …