Do You Hear Me?

Do You Hear Me?

My pre-teen daughter walked up to me today as I started to write this post and read the title. She said, “Do you hear me? What does that mean?” “Well,” I said, “you know when you pray to God and it seems like He doesn’t hear you?” Her response was quick, “Oh yeah, I get […]

Learning to Love Prayer Meetings

Learning to Love Prayer Meetings

I don’t love prayer meetings.  Am I allowed to say that?  I’m married to a pastor. I love church. I love my church. I love prayer. I love God’s Word. But I really struggle with prayer meetings.  I’m not saying this is anyone’s fault. I’ve been to a number of churches and a number of […]

Surprised by Prayer

Surprised by Prayer

Sometimes life takes us by surprise. As pastors and wives we are well-familiar with surprises because we often walk with people through those hard ones—that unexpected phone call that gives the shocking news of untimely death or serious accident or a moral failure. What is usually the first thing we do as ministers or as […]

Prayer of Silence

Prayer of Silence

Silence. It’s not something you hear much of these days. It seems that daily we fill our lives with constant noise and activity. Much of the Western world stops on this day each year on the eleventh month and day at the eleventh hour to silently and respectfully remember those who have sacrificed for our […]

Conversations with God

Conversations with God

  Romans 12:12, “Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.” His Friend “Who ya’ talkin’ to Grampa?” Asked the child upon entering the shed. The old man turned and gently smiled, “Just my Friend,” he said. The child looked ‘round but couldn’t find  Her Grampa’s Friend that day. It didn’t matter […]

Sweet Hour of Prayer

Sweet Hour of Prayer

There was a man born by the name of William W. Walford, whose birthday is unknown other than an approximate year.  He was born blind, and it is not recorded how he came to know the Lord; however, the story of his life and what he penned showed evidence of His personal walk with the […]

Steady Hands 

Steady Hands 

Exodus 17:12 “But Moses’ hands grew weary, so they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it, while Aaron and Hur held up his hands, one on one side, and the other on the other side. So his hands were steady until the going down of the sun.” Several times recently, […]