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Prayer Gathering

July 13, 2017

Jan. 2 Prayer Gathering Prayer gathering from 10-10:30 am (CT) for President Dr. Mark Jobe and Mark Wagner (COO) as they take office today.​ If issues still persist, email:, or click the green  button in the bottom right corner to chat with technical support. July 13, 2017

Antidote to Worry: Prayer

November 28, 2016

Antidote to Worry: Prayer Theologian Donald G. Bloesch wrote about prayer: “There is a time to argue and complain to God, but there is also a time to submit. Biblical faith sees submission to the will of God coming after the attempt to discover his will through heartfelt supplication. Prayer is both a pleading with God that he will hear and...

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Prayer and Evangelism

February 18, 2018

Prayer and Evangelism In a business-school paper, researchers demonstrated that people value products more when they participate in their construction. Titled “The ‘IKEA Effect’: When Labor Leads to Love,” the paper studied the satisfaction reported by people who purchased from the Swedish retailer IKEA, which sells inexpensive furniture...

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  • Evangelism February 18, 2018

Hope and Prayer

July 29, 2015

Hope and Prayer In the Institutes of the Christian Religion, John Calvin pointed to the Psalms as an example of persistence in prayer. Calvin observes, “For in the Psalms we can often see that David and other believers, when they are almost worn out with praying and seem to have beaten the air with their prayers as if pouring forth words...

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Anna: Woman of Prayer

December 28, 2012

Anna: Woman of Prayer Peggy and Billy Harris were married six weeks before he left to serve as a pilot in World War II. Shortly after, he was reported missing in action, and Peggy was left a widow. In 2005, she learned that Billy had died in 1944 in Nazioccupied northern France. As his plane went down, the brave pilot managed to avoid a small...

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Disciplines of Rest: Prayer

February 17, 2016

Disciplines of Rest: Prayer Oswald Chambers points out that we tend to use prayer as a last resort rather than as our first line of defense. “Most of us would prefer, however, to spend our time doing something that will get immediate results,” Chambers says. “We don’t want to wait for God to resolve matters in His good time because His idea...

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The Power of Prayer

January 9, 2020

The Power of Prayer Not many Christians have heard of Emma Dryer. In the late 1800s, Dryer left her successful career as an educator to join evangelist D. L. Moody in Chicago. For over a decade she helped begin a training school called the Chicago Evangelization Society, today called Moody Bible Institute. D. L. Moody described Dryer as “the...

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The Prayer of Jabez

July 4, 2017

The Prayer of Jabez A few years ago the small book The Prayer of Jabez became a runaway hit. It sold nine million copies and made the New York Times bestseller list. The book also sparked criticism from some who accused its author of promoting a kind of prosperity gospel. Jabez and his prayer are included in today’s genealogy. A careful reading...

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A Multi-Generational Prayer

September 15, 2017

Richard ’37 and Victoria (Trillet ’37) Sweetman met at Moody and set their hearts on serving in Africa. But plans changed when Victoria was hit by a drunk driver and injured her back. Because she didn’t pass the mission board’s physical exam, she and Richard were not accepted for African service.  Instead, Richard took a pastorate... September 15, 2017


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