A Word of Encouragement · Michele Bruxvoort

Lies I Believed About Buttering Up God

 I believed several lies about prayer and buttering up God. Over the course of the last three years, we have experienced some hard “stuff” both professionally and personally. We would unanimously use the word “robbed”.  Robbed of co-workers through their untimely deaths.  Robbed of time with our daughter.  Through those experiences, I believed the lie… Continue reading Lies I Believed About Buttering Up God

Praying the Scriptures

Y-Gen Prayer to Delight in the Lord

Y-GEN PRAYER This prayer is written and given to God for my nieces and nephews (and others in my realm of influence), whom I speak about by name to our great Father in heaven. Our precious Lord, I pray for the young people of this new generation. I pray they will realize the joys received… Continue reading Y-Gen Prayer to Delight in the Lord

A Word of Encouragement · For Those in Ministry

Prayer Outreach ~ The Difference 36 Hours Can Make

After all, it’s the reason we exist …. to reach out to those around us. For most of my ministry, my passion fell in the area of children. It seemed to me that the children’s department was often overlooked, but if we really want to reach people, then children is where to start. There are… Continue reading Prayer Outreach ~ The Difference 36 Hours Can Make

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Exactly What Does it Mean for God to “Answer Prayer”

What does it mean for God to “answer prayer”?   Guest Writer: Jessie Bongiorno Jessie was a piano student of mine years ago. I love to watch the children under my direction blossom into beautiful Christian adults. Jessie wrote this on Facebook not too long ago and I felt it deserved more coverage.  She has… Continue reading Exactly What Does it Mean for God to “Answer Prayer”

Random Thoughts

On Unanswered Prayer: Before Amen

Before Amen This week I joined in on Proverbs 31 Online Bible Study. For the next month or so, we’ll be studying Max Lucado’s new book on prayer, “Before Amen”. It’s amazing how God can always show you something, even in an area that you have already learned from once. There is always more to… Continue reading On Unanswered Prayer: Before Amen

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Prayer Changes Things!

Prayer Changes Things I would love to tell a story about how prayer changes things. In 1991, my husband and I were ministering in Savannah. Our church had a ladies prayer group that met once a week for prayer (obviously). One week, I was in charge and I suggested that we go from room to room,… Continue reading Prayer Changes Things!