World

Looking to a New World

Looking to a New World

Look around today. Look at the world. Look at the people, cars, businesses, and houses. Look at the sun, trees, and animals. Look at culture, entertainment, technology, and news. This is our world. This is the beautiful and broken, the lovely and languishing. This is the place we live. There’s sin here. We can feel it. We know it. It’s a personal issue for us and everyone we see, but it’s also a cosmic problem...

Pray for the World: Africa (countries N-Z)

Pray for the World: Africa (countries N-Z)

This is the second post in a collection of posts which are simply notes of my recent prayers in the morning as I have been praying for specific countries. If you’d like to read more about this, read my first introductory post to the series here. I write this mainly for my own records, but also so that others may join as we lift up these countries—because prayer really changes things, even if we don't see how…

Pray for the World: Africa (countries A-M)

Pray for the World: Africa (countries A-M)

This series of posts is simply notes of my recent prayers in the morning as I have been praying for specific countries. I write this mainly for myself and my own records (which is the reason for much on this site), but if someone else reads this and decides to pray for these countries, then that will truly be a great thing that would literally change the world. I believe, because Jesus clearly taught it, that prayer is very powerful. Even if I have no idea of any individual in these countries, and even if my prayers seem too vague, or big, or it seems overwhelming, I know that God reigns on the throne and prayer moves his hand…