Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
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President Calls for Days of Prayer

President Barack Obama has proclaimed Friday, September 5 through Sunday, September 7, 2014, as National Days of Prayer and Remembrance. Read his proclamation below:In the footprints of two mighty towers, at a hallowed field where heroic actions saved even more heartbreak and destruction, and outside a Pentagon wall where we have rebuilt but still remember -- in these sacred sites and in quiet corners across our country, we join together this week to remember the tragedy of thirteen Septembers ago. We stand with those who grieve as we offer some measure of comfort once more. We honor the courage and... Read more >>

My Personal Pro-Life Story

John BornscheinI am alive because of prayer.Let me begin by taking you back to 1973. During that year, gasoline was 40 cents a gallon, the Sears Tower opened in Chicago, the U.S. withdrew its troops from Vietnam, Skylab was launched into space, Nixon declared “I am not a crook” during the Watergate hearings, Billy Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs during the Battle of the Sexes tennis match, and the Supreme Court rendered a decision on January 22 making abortion a U.S. constitutional right. It was also during this year that the course of my life was dramatically altered—before I had... Read more >>

A Call to Prayer Across America

A wave of praise and petition began on August 30th from coast to coast! An outpouring of the spirit of the Lord upon His people is evident as a call to prayer is being heard across the nation in declaration of a new season of intercession.“Declare a holy fast; call a sacred assembly. Summon the elders and all who live in the land to the house of the LORD your God, and cry out to the LORD.” (Joel 1:14)As we look at the challenges and perils that the United States faces at home and abroad, especially those of our military... Read more >>

Supreme Day of Prayer

August 30, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.You are invited to attend a very special gathering of prayer to take place on August 30, 2014, at the MLK Memorial in Washington D.C. The 3rd annual Supreme Day of Prayer is a day when prayers of thanksgiving are offered from the spiritual landmark honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.During the 8-hour event we will offer prayers of reconciliation for race relations, prayers for peace and non-violence and for "brotherly love to continue" in the spirit and power of oneness in God as outlined in John 17. In addition, opportunities... Read more >>

A Mile of Prayer

On September 2, not long from now, the Pray for America Tour will begin and a team of prayer leaders from the National Day of Prayer Task Force will be traveling across the country to mobilize intercession for our great nation from coast to coast and we need your help. Last year, our team traveled 13,864 miles through 34 states and led 429 prayer gatherings in 412 communities. In total, 101,480 people took part in the tour and there were 9,945 decisions for Christ! So, needless to say, we have big expectations for the Pray for America Tour II.Here is... Read more >>

Business and Life

Kathy Branzell Spiritual Stewardship - Not Secular SlicesAnd a lawyer stood up and put Him to the test, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?" 26 And He said to him, "What is written in the Law? How does it read to you?" 27 And he answered, "YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR STRENGTH, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND; AND YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF." 28 And He said to him, "You have answered correctly; DO THIS AND YOU WILL LIVE." - Luke 10:25-28Among my... Read more >>

National Observance: REPLAY Observance – Thursday, May 1, 2014Cannon House Office Building – Caucus Room 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Pledge of Allegiance – Mr. John Bornschein, Vice Chairman National Day of Prayer Task ForceOpening Remarks – Mrs. Shirley Dobson, Chairman National Day of Prayer Task ForceScripture Reading – Rabbi Jonathan Cahn, President of Hope of the World MinistriesBlowing of the Shofar – Rabbi Neal Surasky, Chosen People MinistriesPrayer of Blessing – Rev. Patrick J. Conroy, S.J. Chaplain, U.S. House of RepresentativesPrayer for the Nations – Ambassador Bobby Little and Ambassador Zoran Jolevski (Republic of Macedonia)A Congressional Welcome – Congressman Robert Aderholt (Alabama)Worship... Read more >>

Discount for Praying

A restaurant in North Carolina is giving customers a 15 percent discount if they pray in public.Mary’s Gourmet Diner in Winston-Salem gives the discount for anyone who takes the time to appreciate their food before digging in. Although the restaurant has been offering the special for four years, a recent Facebook post featuring a receipt with the discount has gone viral, highlighting the practice.Jordan Smith was on a business trip when she got her discount.  She told  HLN that she and her colleagues "prayed over our meal and the waitress came over at the end of the meal and said,... Read more >>

4 Elements of Prayer

In Keep in Step with the Spirit, J. I. Packer lists four elements of spiritual prayer: First it is a matter of seeking, claiming, and making use of access to God through Christ (Ephesians 2:18). Then, the Christian adores and thanks God for their acceptance through Christ and for the knowledge that through Christ their prayers are heard. Third, they ask for the Spirit’s help to see and do what brings glory to Christ, knowing that both the Spirit and Christ himself intercede for them… (Romans 8:26-27, 34). Finally, the Spirit leads the believer to concentrate on God and His... Read more >>

Why Pray for Hollywood?

I spend a lot of time helping missionaries and those associated with missions to learn how to pray more effectively for those they are trying to reach with the Gospel. Any Great Commission Christian will passionately desire for all tribes and nations to hear and respond to the good news. There are good and accepted ways for us to reach out to an unreached people group.Can you imagine a missionary attempting to bring the Gospel to a tribal group by:*   refusing to learn their language*   condemning all of their cultural practices*   refusing to spend time with them because their lifestyle... Read more >>