Category Archives: Prayer

A Prayer for Las Vegas

In the wake of the senseless, horrifying tragedy in Las Vegas Sunday night, there are many understandable reactions. Shock. Confusion. Rage. Deep sadness. However you react emotionally, for those of us who claim to follow Jesus, there should be a … Continue reading

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Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you. – iPhone

Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you. – iPhone While I know in my head that those words should be attributed God, as I consider my life it has also been true of my iPhone. My one … Continue reading

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On Prayer: Waiting Five Years For The Answer I Wanted

Five years. Yes, five years. When the Chrio family invited me to be their Pastor just over five years ago I began praying that God would develop relationships between our church family and the families that attend Pedro Guerrero Elementary … Continue reading

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Invocation Dilemma – Offering A Prayer At The Mesa Public Schools Governing Board Meeting

“Will you offer a prayer at the Governing Board meeting for Mesa Public Schools?” “Sure!”  I replied, not knowing exactly what that even meant. This is how a meeting ended with a small group of leaders from Mesa Public Schools concerning refugees … Continue reading

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Epiphany: Discovering and Display Jesus

January 6th was the first day of Epiphany. Since many Christians are not familiar with this season of the Christian Year, I want to post an excerpt from a booklet I wrote a couple years ago called Time for God: An Introduction … Continue reading

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A Contemporary Song Of Lament

Have you ever been confused or frustrated with God? Who hasn’t ?!?!? What’s remarkable about God is that he’s not put off by our hurts and hang-ups. In fact he invites us to bear our authentic selves before him in prayer. … Continue reading

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Responding to the Election Results

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve heard the news that is taking the world by storm. Some are calling it the biggest political upset in modern history. On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the … Continue reading

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