Prayer of Examen

Prayer of Examen originally published at  English Español 한국어 简体中文 Shares   + The Prayer of Examen is a spiritual practice of reviewing the day to retune ourselves to the sacred in ordinary life. Usually lasting 15–20 minutes and done in the evening, the prayer prompts us to remember God’s presence, express gratitude,…

Prayers for our Government

As we near the upcoming mid-term election in a few weeks, we would do well to pray for our country, our officials and our policies.  The folks at Light of the World Prayer Center have put together 7 prayers that everyone should be able to pray regardless of their political affiliation. 7 Prayers for the Elections…(Without Getting into Politics)! 1 Timothy 2:1–4…

When God makes things happen

I am ashamed to admit it, but as a pastor, too often, I don’t expect God to show up. My default is to trust in human systems and working the angles. It is a part of my fallen human nature. It is a lack of faith and trust. It is a sin in my life against which I must struggle, learning to take every thought captive and making it obedient to Christ (2Cor 10:5). How…

The importance of Prayer and ministry

Though this video is on pastoral ministry and prayer, the lesson is applicable to every Christian and the ministry they do in the home, the marketplace, at fun. Wherever we may bring the Word we must pray. #Wisdom Wednesday with Dr. John Currid “What is the importance of prayer in pastoral ministry? from Reformed Theological Seminary on Vimeo.