Somewhere on the road of trying to find my identity in Christ I have been met with a dangerous temptation to find my identity in a new “Christian” stereotype. -Maci Shingleton
Donald Trump has sent in recent days a series of panicky tweets. July 31: “Ebola patient will be brought to the U.S. in a few days … KEEP THEM OUT OF HERE!” Aug. 1: “Stop the EBOLA patients from entering the U.S.” Later on Aug. 1: “The U.S. cannot allow EBOLA infected people back. People that go to far away places to help out are great—but must suffer the consequences!” -desiringgod.org
‘They would not convert and it cost them their life’. Family of eight Iraqi Christians shot in the face.
Church leaders in Iraq have selected Sunday, August 9 for the Day of Prayer.
When you stop and think about it, there really are all kinds of prayer. Praying for guidance is quite different from praying for someone’s healing; prayer of confession is very different from praying for a loved one’s salvation.
But there are two essential forms of prayer we’d like to suggest ought to be part of your regular practice.