Prayers and Plans

“Then the king said to me, “What do you request?” So, I prayed to the God of heaven. Then I said to the king, “If it pleases the king, and if your servant has found favor with you, I ask that you send me to Judah, to the city of my...

Spiritual Leaders Pray

Dear Friends in Christ, “O Lord, let your ear be attentive to the prayer of your servant, and to the prayer of your servants who delight in revering your name” (Nehemiah 1:11a) At the beginning of orientation for new Church Council members, I would often...

Current Reality

Dear Friends in Christ, “The words of Nehemiah son of Hacaliah. In the month of Chislev, in the twentieth year, while I was in Susa the capital, one of my brothers, Hanani, came with certain men from Judah; and I asked them about the Jews that survived, those...

Place for Rest and Prayer

Dear Friends in Christ, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places” (Ephesians 1:3) So, where is your spot? Where is your site? Where is your sacred place for...