Deeper Life: Learning to lovingly disagree with others

Do opinions need to be boxing gloves? Why can’t they be flowers? What if we’re all part of a bouquet in the hands of God? What if we each have a unique color, texture, scent and reason for being placed exactly where we are? Can’t we begin to see our differences as compliments to each other’s […]

Simple Faith: Cultivate a spirit of unity

Equally Adored When God created each of us in His divine image, He had plenty of yarn left over. He wants to knit us back together again, into communion with each other. Why do we keep stopping Him? It’s silly to argue over differences, when we’re all loved equally by the same Father, whose greatest […]

Prayer for Unity in America

Prayer for Unity in America

For He Himself is our peace, who made both groups into one and broke down the barrier of the dividing wall. – Ephesians 2:14 “We are each other’s harvest; we are each other’s business; we are each other’s magnitude and bond.”  – Gwendolyn Brooks As a nation, we are hurting. We’ve been through so much together […]

God please heal every wound caused by racism

Prayer to heal the wounds caused by racism

For nothing is hidden that will not become evident, nor anything secret that will not be known and come to light. -Luke 8:17 God, it hurts to see so much racial tension bubbling to the surface in America. But we thank You for our growing awareness of the inequality, which still persists after all these years. Today […]

Prayer for our gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth

God bless our young people, who are struggling with their sexual orientation. The teen years are hard enough without additional confusion, pressure or negativity! Please bless our LGBT teens in a special way to know Your unconditional perfect love for them through these formative years. Protect them from judgments, rejection and bullying. Shield them from hatred and […]