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New Resource: 40 Days of Prayer Videos

February 5th, 2021 · No Comments · Backyard Church, Prayer

I want to make you aware of a resource we are producing for our church plant – 40 Days of Prayer. We just knew after a rough 2020 that we had to start 2021 in prayer…there was no question about it. So we assembled people to do short videos, 1 each day, for 40 days. […]

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40 Days of Prayer Begins Tomorrow

January 2nd, 2021 · No Comments · Prayer

Backyard Church’s 40 days of prayer begins tomorrow! You are welcome to pray right along with us. Here is a link to the daily prayer guide that will give you a list of 10 topics (4 specific prayers per topic) and a daily scripture to go along with it! Feel free to download the guide, […]

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One of The Most Important Prayers a Parent Can Pray & the Safest Place Your Child Can Be…

January 27th, 2020 · No Comments · parenting, Prayer

With all the prayers of protection going up you might think we live in a war zone. We are all concerned for our kids. Many parents feel a tremendous amount of guilt over things their kids do and how much of that is our fault as parents. So we pray and pray and pray God […]

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Changing My Approach to Prayer As a Disciple of Jesus

July 30th, 2019 · 2 Comments · Prayer

After 40 years on this earth prayer is finally starting to make sense. It made sense in one way all these years – yes I can talk with God. Yes God hears. I can thank God and ask God for things. I can pray praise to God, etc. I have understood those things as well […]

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Prayer in the Early Church – What Were They Praying for and What Can We Learn from Them?

July 7th, 2019 · 3 Comments · New Testament, Prayer

What can we learn from how the early church prayed? We can learn so much! As I have gone back through Acts and the Epistles I have looked for some common threads and themes that come up over and over again. Here is what I found. The early church prayed together regularly. We see it […]

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Jesus Teaches His Disciples to Pray By His Example

March 7th, 2019 · No Comments · Discipleship, Discipleship Expedition, Prayer, The Journey

Jesus is our teacher. We follow his curriculum. We do that by studying the gospels to learn to follow Jesus from Jesus himself. When we do that we see that prayer was an extremely important part of their (and our) walk. As with most things Jesus taught on prayer in two main ways: his example […]

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Not All Repetition is Vain Repetition – Developing a More Vibrant Prayer Life

November 20th, 2017 · 7 Comments · Prayer

There were certain things I knew not to do growing up. There aren’t too many lists doing drugs and praying the Lord’s prayer both appear on but this was one of them. The Lord’s prayer wasn’t really to be prayed verbatim because that was “vain repetition” and Jesus said not to do that. One step […]

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Learning to Talk With God

November 15th, 2017 · No Comments · God, Prayer, Spiritual disciplines

Raising kids makes for some fun and challenging times. One of the things that we feel is essential to their growth and maturity is how to talk with adults. There are basic rules of civility that we want our kids to know and do when it comes to talking with adults, for example – look […]

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Praying 50 Times a Day

October 28th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Christianity, Prayer

It seems any good prayer plan has you setting aside three or four times a day to pray. Somehow this just never works out. What I have realized is that this is like telling me that I have to set aside three or four times a day to talk with Missy. I hope I talk […]

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Praying Scripture

January 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Christianity, Old Testament, Prayer, Psalms, Wineskins

I just posted something that will be of interest to some of you on praying scripture over at Wineskins — “Bono Gives us a Lesson on Praying the Psalms” Try out the exercise at the end of the post and see how it works for you.

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