Tag: Intercession

How to Pray for Missionaries Who Return Home

It’s my honor to introduce you to Deb Crawford, a fellow blogger with a heart for missions. She and her husband spent several years sharing the Gospel in South Africa. I asked her to share some thoughts about better supporting missionaries. She offers a unique perspective here, as she knows firsthand the challenges of returning from the field.  […]

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Pray for Missionaries: A Personal Appeal

I’ve recently been sharing some ideas about praying for missionaries (here and here). How would you like a real-life opportunity to put those things into practice? As some of you know, my husband and I have felt God’s call to be missionary church-planters in the intermountain West. We’ve had a long stretch of waiting and preparing as he […]

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9 Things to Pray for Missionaries

Missionaries are like spiritual miners. They dive deep into spiritual darkness, armed with the tools of the Gospel, and unearth those who are ready to believe in Jesus Christ. Their job is made a little easier when they have partners back home holding the ropes for them in prayer. The first step is choosing who to pray for. Pick one or […]

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How to Pray for Missionaries

In his book True Community, Jerry Bridges offers the following account: William Carey of England, who has been called “the father of modern missions,” went to India in 1793. At that time, there were no organized missionary societies, but as Carey prayed over the needs of an unreached world, God laid India on his heart. At a […]

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7 Practical Tips for Intercession

Time is valuable. And sharing your time is one of the more valuable gifts you can give. But even more valuable is sharing your time in prayer for that person. To spend time earnestly interceding for someone (whether they know it or not) is one of the greatest ways to demonstrate love for another: to “spend and […]

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5 Ways to Pray for Election Day

Tuesday is election day. Are you planning to vote? I’m not going to get into the politics of it all, but I will say this about voting: We will never have a perfect leader here on earth until Christ establishes His millennial kingdom. Remember the stories of Israel’s kings? Even the best of them (David, Solomon) […]

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9 Ways to Pray for Your Coworkers

You work with them almost every day. In fact, if you work full-time, you probably spend more time with your coworkers than you do with your own family. You collaborate, interact, brainstorm, and make money together. Your job success depends upon each other’s competency and efficiency. But how well do you actually know your coworkers? You spend […]

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