National Day of Prayer

National Day of Prayer Theme for 2018 The National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. In 1988, the law was unanimously amended by both the House and the Senate and signed into law by President Ronald Reagan on Thursday, […]

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The annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., is decidedly Christian. Every U.S. president since Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1953 has participated in this event. In 2016, then President Barack Obama spoke at the event. He told the audience the story of a Muslim man in Chicago who took his three young children to a […]

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Prayer for Compassion

Prayer for Compassion Then we can pray a prayer like David Mains prayed years ago. He was once pastor of the Circle Urban Church, an inner city church in Chicago, and one day, in the course of his ministry among such great need, he prayed, “Lord, let me see the world as you see it, […]

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A Prayer for Peace

A Prayer for Peace Oh Lord, sometimes my insides feel like a battle zone, where missiles are falling too close to home. Other times I’m caught in an endless storm, with thoughts flying out of control. Confusion reigns, and defeat creeps in to steal my joy. I need your peace—the deep-down-in-your-heart kind that stays with […]

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To All Ballplayers Everywhere….Take a Knee

To All Ballplayers Everywhere….Take a Knee Take a little trip to Valley Forge in January. If you don’t know where that is, just Google it from the sidelines. Hold a musket ball in your fingers and imagine it piercing your flesh and breaking a bone or two. There won’t be a doctor or trainer to […]

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At the Wall…

An American journalist hears about an elderly Rabbi who has been praying at the Kotel, the Western Wall, twice a day, every day, for over five decades. Sure enough, she visits the holy wall and there he is. She watches him engrossed in prayer, and when he turns to leave she introduces herself and asks […]

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Interview With God

Interview with God I asked : “What’s the one thing that surprises you most about mankind?” He answered: “That they get bored of being children, are in a rush to grow up, and then long to be children again. That they lose their health to make money and then lose their money to restore their […]

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