Truth is my weapon of choice. When meeting with adversity and evil. When facing down the human machinations that we call politics, when dealing with the perniciousness of gossip, when hearing a criticism that burns my soul….I choose truth Continue reading
Links of Prayer Resources for Lent. A broad number of prayers from a variety of pastors/denominations. All variations of theology and kinds of prayers were accepted to show the vast richness of God’s work. These prayers are meant for personal spiritual practice or for congregations who follow the narrative lectionary. They include a Call to Worship/Opening … Continue reading
Many Thanks to those who have pitched in to write prayers. Page will be edited as more prayers come in. These are resources, seeds and jumping off points. Hopeful they are useful! Advent 1 Nov 27 Daniel 6:6-27 Daniel in the Lions’ Den Luke 23:1-5 Author: Pastor Andrea Allen Advent theme is “God Makes a New … Continue reading
Generous Jesus, we confess that you are the Son of God. You heal the sick, you comfort the stricken, you find the lost ones. Yet, we confess we find it easier to love you than our neighbor. We would rather love our politicians and celebrities than those who live right beside us. We continually make … Continue reading
I confess myself and seek God…because to me, they are the same thing…. Continue reading
Prayer of Confession: Lamb of God, we confess that we do not always do peace well. We confess that we are not always the instruments of the kingdom. Reshape us, Lord. Mold us from swords into plowshares, makes us the tools of your peace through the planting of seedlings of hope, joy and love where … Continue reading
Ash Wednesday March 5, 2014 Psalm 23: King James Version Call to Worship 23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. Repentance: Confession and Creation of the Ashes (writing and burning of our sins) 3 He restoreth … Continue reading
And so, God gave us complaining. As we look at the Hebrews in the desert, we notice they do a lot of complaining. Here they are, stuck in the desert, and they are hungry. So they complain, they grumble, they mummer, they complain. They realize that they are truly on their own now, they are … Continue reading
Holy Spirit, breathe into us your light, your life, stir up hope in us. We confess that we go in circles, trying to find our own way to God, help us to ask for directions, move us on the path towards you Lord, God. Lead us into a spiral, instead of in circles! we pray … Continue reading
Maybe this is really obvious to other people, but apparently its not really helpful to go to a big stewardship conference when you are about $100,000 in debt. (at least it not if your me….) There I’ve gone and said it. My family and I are over $100,000 in debt, and the end seems nowhere … Continue reading
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