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31 Days of Prayer: Day 20 - Does God change his mind?

“The Lord relented from the disaster that he had spoken of bringing on his people.” (Ex 32:14)

Yesterday, we began to wrestle with a key question around the Bible’s teaching on prayer: ‘If God is completely sovereign, why should I pray?’ The question comes from the existence of two unavoidable biblical truths: God is in complete control of all things, and is working out his plans and purposes in deliberate fashion; yet prayer is not just encouraged throughout the Bible – it is commanded. 567 more words

Quick Hits

Summer Books

This summer I read six books (assuming you count comic books as books).  To some of you that may not seem like a lot but I really don’t read all that often so it is kind of a big deal for me.   669 more words

Ministry

One of the greatest challenges with our family’s adventure has been that of purpose. Why did the Sanders family move from Wisconsin? Typically people move because of a job. 781 more words

Family

Something Broken in the Bride

A pastor friend of mine told me recently that a quarter of the congregation he serves left for more convenient environs when their services had to move to a different rented facility and change the time of their gatherings to the afternoon. 676 more words

HOW WE DO CHURCH

Morning Mashup 08/11

11 articles for your information, edification, and enjoyment. Have a great Monday!

3 Opportunities for Gospel Outreach in Public Schools – How can Christian teachers and churches engage public schools with the gospel under our  422 more words

Christianity

“Disciple making is not a call for others to come to us to hear the gospel but a command for us to go to others to share the gospel.” — David Platt

Discipleship

A Disciple is a Disciple-Maker

Sa ating pagsunod sa Panginoong Jesus, binabago niya ang ating mga isipan, mga hangarin, mga relasyon at mga pangarap sa buhay. Binigyan tayo ng bagong buhay ng Panginoon para ibahagi din ito sa iba at sanayin sila sa pagsunod sa kanya: “Pinili ko kayo upang kayo’y magbunga” (Jn 15:16). 452 more words

David Platt