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posted by xscot mcknight

You may remember our post about a father and a son and some doubt. Good things are happening so if you could read this and then pray for them.
Scot, I?m sure you remember our conversation awhile back. The advice and generosity of the blog readers was phenomenal. Prayers from that posting as well as insight gleaned have been instrumental with the work God has been doing in the life of our family and my son. If you will remember, there was a youth conference that was the catalyst for conversation about faith between me and my son. Well, he decided to go to the conference and is there now. In the last 18 hours or so he has called home twice; most recently a few minutes ago in tears?he is being touched by God there is no doubt. He says he wants to believe and wants God to prove Himself real to him. I am asking that you might pray with us and if it is not too presumptuous of me, maybe invite your blog audience to pray with us as well. Now is the moment. There are also around 800+ kids that we are praying for at this event as well.



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Rick

posted April 11, 2008 at 12:54 pm


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Peggy

posted April 11, 2008 at 5:44 pm


…praying, too — with tears of joy welling up in my eyes.



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Linea

posted April 11, 2008 at 6:39 pm


I life my voice to join with the prayers of these and the many others who read here. Draw him to yourself, God.
And so I pray for others as well, all desperately needing to know you God.
Amen.



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the dad...

posted April 12, 2008 at 8:37 pm


Praise God! ?and many thanks for the prayers for my son, his girlfriend, and the many other students at this conference. The kids returned this afternoon and we have found out that my son and his girlfriend have made a commitment to give their all to following Jesus. While I am overjoyed with this information, I am also wary of the coming days?temptation, doubt, waning resolve. Therefore, I ask the community to please hold these kids up in prayer. The story of God?s moving in the hearts and minds of these students this weekend was (is) incredible. The day I asked for prayer (Friday) my son had just called speaking to my wife, that he wanted to hear from God?the next conference session that he attended (he told us tonight) the first words spoken by the keynote speaker were; ?who wants to hear from God.? I know that seems like a pretty large target, but to a 17 year old who has just asked God to speak to him?well?I think he found affirmation and the touch of a loving Father.
Thank you all again for your prayers and I ask you to continue. It will be my joy to join you all in the prayers of your life as well.
Blessings!
The ?Dad?



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