How I Learned that God Hears Prayer!

I RECENTLY RETIRED from a life of preaching. It was a difficult decision, and a sad day, but one that had to come. At my retirement party God indelibly engraved on my heart a crucial lesson. God hears prayer. I believe passionately in the ministry of preaching. I also...

Three Tools That Make Intercession Joyful

I like to walk the lane in front of our house and pray before I go to bed. Because it is dark there are few distractions. The roundtrip is exactly one mile and takes about 20 minutes. It’s perfect. However, a while back I sensed something wasn’t right with...

Continue In Prayer!

In Colossians 4:2 Paul exhorts the Colossian church to “Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.”The word “continue” implies that the Colossians are already praying. Paul doesn’t exhort them to start praying. He asks them to “continue”...