Category Archives: Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer in Glaswegian

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Another view of Christmas

serendipity (noun) – the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way. “a fortunate stroke of serendipity” I don’t regularly listen to Radio 2, but flicking through the channels while driving home last Thursday morning I came … Continue reading

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Prayer, Photo, Poem

This prayerspace photo prompted the poem. Prayer Closet the silence of the white sheeting the hovering, brooding wings enveloping heaven parascending to earth sitting in the cloud of unknowing this womb of listening hear the almighty heartbeat calling closer, closer, closest   … Continue reading

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Why people don’t go to prayer meetings (Frequently Unspoken Questions and Answers)

(An imagined conversation) There’s going to be a half-night of prayer (7 pm to 11 pm) this Friday. That’s nice for you. I won’t be there. Why? Look, I’ll be honest. It’s too boring. What do you think a prayer … Continue reading

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Something is missing – Leonard Ravenhill

“You never have to advertise a fire.  Everyone comes running when there’s a fire.  Likewise, when your church is on fire, you will not have to advertise it.  The community will already know it!” “When I pastored a church in … Continue reading

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The StAnd – Year of Prayer – Week 13 – Workplace Chaplaincy

Prayer Focus – Week 13 Author: Ruth Morris – Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland at Stirling Baptist Church Family Life Centre Theme: Workplace Chaplaincy Scotland and people in the workplace People in the workplace carry responsibilities and pressures that are becoming increasingly difficult … Continue reading

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Creating a Culture of Prayer – Jim Stern – Onething Leadership Summit

Jim Stern shares at the IHOP OneThing Leadership Summit on the needs to create a Culture of Prayer in the local church… this is a radical call to put prayer central to the ‘being’ of church.  Here is just some … Continue reading

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