Prayer, Plain and Simple

Mark and Jill Herringshaw and their four children have been ministering in their local church since 1990. Jill is an accomplished worship leader and recording artist with several CDs in Target stores’ “Lifescapes” collection. Mark is the former pastor of the 7,000 member North Heights Lutheran Church. He holds a Ph.D. in leadership from Regent University, is the author of three books and a recognized conference speaker.

“Look beneath the surface so you can judge correctly.” John 7:24 “The Lord doesn’t see things the way you see them. People judge by outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7b Faith commits us to […]

Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world.” (John 18:36) I am only a foreigner in this land. (Psalm 119:19) This political season has reminded us more than ever that the Kingdom of God and the kingdoms of this […]

Far better to take refuge in God than trust in people; Far better to take refuge in God than trust in celebrities. Psalm 118:8,9 The Message In a political election season it’s easy to get all wrapped up in the […]

“The Father loves his Son and has put everything into his hands.” John 3:35 As the Father entrusted Jesus with everything, we are called to put all that we are and all that we have into His hands as well. […]

The eyes of the Lord search the whole earth in order to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him. 2 Chronicles 16:9 I know all the things you do, that you are neither hot nor cold. I wish […]

As we chose our next President of the United States, let’s take a quick look at some virtues that constitute excellent leadership and pray for a leader who reflects them well. “The Lord and his anointed one are my witnesses today,” […]

“Let the redeemed of the Lord say so!” Psalm 107:2 The Psalmist in chapter 107 outlines four basic types of people that need redemption. To one degree or another, we all have fallen into at least one of these four […]

“For the earth is the Lord’s, and he has set the world in order.” (1 Samuel 2:8b) “For God is not a God of disorder but of peace…” (1 Corinthians 14:33a) God is a God of order. Order in our […]

“This is my body which is given for you.” Luke 22:16 “And so dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living […]

“Today I have rolled away the shame of your slavery…” Joshua 5:9 I trust in you for salvation, O Lord!” Genesis 49:18 The Hebrew word for salvation is “Yeshua.” It just happens to be the name the angel gave Joseph […]

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