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Prayer, Plain and Simple

Prayer, Plain and Simple

January 2011 Archives

Pray for Egypt!

posted by Mark Herringshaw

Thousands of anti-government protesters swarmed the battered streets of central Cairo today, demanding that President Hosni Mubarak step down. The mods are attacking police as the Cabinet resigned. Mubarak has pledged reform and has dismissed his government but the actions […]

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Egypt on the Brink…

posted by Mark Herringshaw

  A close friend of mine has a daughter going to school in Cairo. He’s praying hard for peace in Egypt. All of us should be! Throngs of Egyptians today vented their rage against President Hosni Mubarak’s autocratic government. It […]

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An Impossible Peace in Chechnya?

posted by Mark Herringshaw

  An explosion yesterday ripped through the international arrivals hall at Moscow’s busiest airport, Domodedova. The attack killed at least 35 people and wounding about 130. Many are in critical condition. Witnesses claimed a suicide bomber shouted “I’ll kill you […]

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Tunisia Breeds Fear in the Arab World

posted by Mark Herringshaw

The Arab world is tense in the wake of the political upheaval in Tunisia. Several Arab states have expressed “great concern” and have called upon all Tunisian political factions to restore order by engaging in “fruitful national dialogue.” “God, work […]

Pray for Tunisia!

posted by Mark Herringshaw

  Protests continue in Tunisia after prime minister, Mohamed Ghannouchi , announced a national unity government on Monday. Hoping to quell the turbulence following the ouster President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Ghannouchi, an ally of Ben Ali who is […]

Prayer for the Floods in Australia

posted by Mark Herringshaw

Deadly flash floods are swamping Australia today. Residents in Australia’s third largest city, Brisbane, have sandbagged their homes against the rising waters. The torrential rain just keep coming, worsening floods that have already paralyzed the northeast region and crippled most […]

IHOP vs. IHOP / Pancakes vs. Prayer

posted by Mark Herringshaw

The lawsuit dubbed “pancake versus prayer,” pitting the International House of Pancakes (IHOP) against a Kansas City Christian Ministry called the International House of Prayer (IHOP), has been dropped by the restaurant chain. The parties hope to reach a settlement through mediation. […]

Is Christianity Taking Over the World?

posted by Mark Herringshaw

Christianity is now the fastest-growing religion on Earth. Many reports suggest that Islam has seen the greatest growth but recent evidence suggests a new – actually an original form of biblically inspired evangelical Christianity is sweeping the world. China, Africa, […]

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A Prayer to Release Your Anxiety to God
Give your burdens to the Lord, and He will take care of you. (Psalm 55:22) Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. (1 Peter 5:7) Anxiety and stress bear down hard on our bodies causing all kinds of potential health ...

posted 7:26:12am Apr. 28, 2016 | read full post »

A Prayer to Honor Our Parents
You must be holy because I, the Lord your God, am holy. Each of you must show great respect for your mother and father…I am the Lord your God. (Leviticus 19:2b,3) Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord, for this is the ...

posted 11:48:01am Apr. 25, 2016 | read full post »

A Prayer for the Prodigal
"Return to me," says the LORD of hosts, "and I will return to you." (Zechariah 1:3) Father, Thank you for loving the prodigals. Thank you for your willingness to allow them to make the first move towards relationship with you once ...

posted 9:37:34am Apr. 25, 2016 | read full post »

An Olive Tree Prayer
But I am like an olive tree, thriving in the house of God. I will always trust in God’s unfailing love. (Psalm 52:8) What’s it like to be an olive tree? David compared himself to one. We don’t have olive trees in our region, so I had to ...

posted 11:08:10am Apr. 21, 2016 | read full post »

A Prayer for the Joy in Trials
  Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let it grow, for when your endurance is ...

posted 12:48:15pm Apr. 20, 2016 | read full post »

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