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7 Prayers for Those Battered by Natural Disasters

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Like many of you, my eyes have riveted on stories about hurricanes Irma, Jose, Katia, and Maria, which have dismantled the lives of thousands across the Caribbean. Added to these are the earthquakes in Mexico, the pummelling by Hurricane Harvey, and wildfires which have torched the western portion of the USA.

What to Do When We Are Prayerless

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On one occasion, my little girl drove me to tears. She opened her arms the moment she saw me walk into the bedroom. There was no doubt in her mind that her father was going to receive her.

Why Should We Pray for Others?

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“I will pray for you.” I believe all Christians are familiar with this sentence.

God Makes the Impossible Possible

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“So, what are you going to do now that you’re done with your Master's?” That was a question I was repeatedly asked after completing my Master's in International Relations in China.

God Answered My Prayers with 2 Potatoes

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Prayer can be answered in many small ways. For me, it came in the form of two precious potatoes.

Praying: For whose ears?

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Palms sweaty, heart racing, mind on overdrive. No, it's not nervousness over an impending exam or presentation, but, well . . . praying with others.

3 Things I Never Knew About Prayer

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Despite being Christian for almost 22 years, I never liked nor knew how to pray for the better part of those two decades. I’d always think, “Why do I need to pray when God already knows everything?”

5 Ways to Renew Your Prayer Life

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Prayer is an essential part of a healthy walk with God. For many Christians, though, this is an area of struggle. We know prayer is important, but we find it difficult to establish it as a regular habit in our life.

ODJ: Healing Prayer

After learning that a 7 year old boy dying of leukaemia wanted to be a police officer, several members of the Arizona Police made every effort to make his wish come true. Just days before he died, they made him an honorary officer—including his own law enforcement hat and junior-sized police uniform. That one wish launched a movement. Make-A-Wish, an international organisation that