How to Get your prayers answered. Prayers answered and with confidence. – Christian Article

Tweet Ever wondered why your prayers are not being answered? Here’s how to get your prayers answered and with confidence. Growing Your Faith George Muller and Ian Hyde were both men of prayer. You could tell that because they had strong prayer lives. As Christians, we are so easily affected by Satan, the flesh, our sins, and the trials of this world. They are a nuisance, but these things will help us stay focused on God as we pray in…

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You’re not supposed to be here – Youth Ministry Christian Article

One Tuesday night, around 10:15, my doorbell rang. I wasn’t expecting anyone to be stopping by my house that day, much less at bedtime, so I confusedly made my way to the door to see what nitwit would be showing up so late, ready to give them a piece of my mind about etiquette and prior notice of arrival. And then I heard someone singing Unchained Melody. Immediately recognizing the voice, I yanked open the door and there, standing on…

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Minneapolis is burning… – Super Church – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

I love Minneapolis. I was telling my daughter the other day that there is nowhere else I would rather live. I love this city and that is why the past few days have been so painful. Watching the fires last night brought back painful memories for me of the ‘67 riots in Detroit. Something the city of Detroit never recovered from. The current crisis started on Monday, May 25th with the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis officer, Derek Chauvin. …

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Children’s Sermon: In the World, but Unique (John 17:1-11) Bible Object Lesson – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

This Bible Object Lesson will teach kids about Jesus High Priestly prayer for all believers. It’s based on John 17:1-17 where explained that Christians are in the world, but are different because the belong to his Kingdom. Download the teachers notes, watch our Children’s Message example, and gather your supplies. Then you’re ready to share this message in your church next Sunday! “In the World, but Unique” Children’s Sermon Object about how Jesus Prays for Christians Main Objective: There has…

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Prayer Weaving | Mr. Mark’s Classroom – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Here’s a creative way to keep up with prayer topics or prayer requests. This can be made as a personal prayer weaving or as a Sunday School class prayer board.  Supplies:     Corrugated cardboard  Scissors  Yarn or twine  Ruler and pen  Colorful strips of paper  Instructions: Take a piece of cardboard and mark every ½ inch on two opposite sides (across from each other). Use scissors to cut a small incision on each mark.  Tape the twine onto the back of the cardboard and…

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Knocking on Heaven’s Door | Thoughts about God by Allan Mitchell – Christian Article

“So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.”  Luke 11:9-10 Do you believe God answers prayer? For many Christ-followers, this question produces anxiety because they feel that Heaven’s response is sometimes uncertain. That can evoke searching, serious questions. If I…

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4 Ways To Endure Through The Hardships Of Life – Christian Article

I never imagined I would be so tired of being in my house.  Why, I haven’t been to Walmart in over a month. Haven’t gotten together with my children or grandchildren in person. Haven’t gotten together with our friends. I sit on my couch and watch our church services on YouTube. This is a crazy time. I can’t imagine how horrible this time is for so many. People who have lost loved ones. People who have been horrifically afflicted by…

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Worldwide Prayer Vigil this Friday night – Wings Of The Eagle Blog – End Times Christian Article

As Jesus did as an example to us that night in Gethsemane, we will gather for a night of prayer and preparation for what is about to come upon the earth. All Christians from all traditions are invited. Maranatha. 8pm-Midnight Eastern this Friday, gather with Christians from all over the world at WeAreTheEndTimeChurch.com. Like this: Like Loading… Related This is Only a Snippet of a End Times Christian Article written by Christopher Read Full Article

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A Letter to Parents – YouthMinistry.com – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Hey parents, Thank you for the way you’ve reached out and supported what we’re trying to do to stay connected with your students and families during this season. As a parent of teenagers, I understand the responsibility you feel to take care of your family… I’m so thankful for those of you who’ve reached out to me (and I know many others) checking on us, offering to help, and supporting us. You’re setting a great example for your kids. We’ve…

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It's never been easier to pray… – Christian Article

When I think about prayer I sometimes think that I don’t have time to pray or I don’t know what to pray or even why I should be praying. But today – in the midst of Covid – all those questions are answered. I do have the time. I do know what to pray. And I do know why I should be praying. So now it comes down to when and how. Do it first thing There’s no time like…

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I’m Overwhelmed – What Do I Do? – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Let’s face it, life can feel overwhelming, especially right now.  Most of us may even feel overcome, this is normal, but we can’t stay there.  Here is what I do when I am feeling things are out of my control.  I remember that my faith comes by hearing the Word of God.  When I hear God’s Word my faith grows.  When I say God’s Word it causes my faith to get stronger.  This is the best way to build my…

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Flame: Creative Children’s Ministry: Take Home Prayer Activity: Sorry Bubble Prayers – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Flame: Creative Children’s Ministry: Take Home Prayer Activity: Sorry Bubble Prayers Pages Take Home Prayer Activity: Sorry Bubble Prayers This is our second monthly take home prayer activity for our local primary school. After we had demonstrated the prayer activity in assembly, each child took home a small pot of bubble mixture and a prayer card to try it themselves! To print out a sheet of the prayer card, click here. This is Only a Snippet of a Children’s Ministry…

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You raise me up. – Christian Article

Proverbs 24:15-34 ‘Though a righteous man falls seven times, he rises again’ (Proverbs 24:15). Lord, You ‘keep us by Your power.’ We do not raise ourselves. You, Lord, are ‘able to keep us from falling’. You ‘know how to deliver the godly out of temptations’ (1 Peter 1:5; Jude 24; 2 Peter 2:9). When our ‘faith’ is ‘tested by fire’, help us to pray that You will give us His victory: ‘Our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace’…

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Prayers for prosperity – Curious Christian – Christian Article

The following prayers are for prosperity. To engage your body as well as your mind you may wish to inscribe a word from these prayers on a large seed to bury in the ground. May you and yours be blessed so you may bless others. Psalm 115:14-15 May the Lord cause you to flourish, both you and your children. May you be blessed by the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. Psalm 128:1-6 Blessed are all who fear the…

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Did Jesus Get Hand Cramps? – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

I started praying for a family I’ve never met a few weeks ago. Thanks to the internet, I learned that a Christian artist I’ve followed for a while suffered a tragedy. Her daughter, one year younger than my oldest, had a seemingly minor fall which resulted in a traumatic brain injury. Doesn’t news like that just jostle you when you have kids of your own? It feels impossible — the reality that these precious children we raise could leave us…

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God Changes People Through Prayer – Christian Article

First of all, then, I urge that petitions (specific requests), prayers, intercessions (prayers for others) and thanksgivings be offered on behalf of all people. — 1 Timothy 2:1 (AMP) In Exodus 32, Moses interceded for the children of Israel so that the wrath of God would not destroy them. It’s a stirring example that depicts how sincere prayer can change situations. There are times when I find myself being led to pray for God to be merciful to a person, or…

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Praying for Our Children – JIM MARTIN – Christian Article

Much of my life, I have prayed for children. I have long prayed for our own children, two daughters, who are now grown. (Along with them I have prayed for our son-in-law, who now is like a son to me.) I now pray also for the children of our children. Brody, Lincoln, Sully, and a child (Sully’s brother or sister) who will be born in a matter of weeks. I pray for our children and their children that they will…

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Help! – Christian Article

The emergency is real and vital; there is no time to waste. The EPRIB IS ACTIVATED. EPIRB stands for Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon. An EPIRB is meant to help rescuers locate you in an emergency situation, and these radios have saved many lives since their creation in the 1970s. Boaters are the main users of EPIRBs. You have to trust it, you need to be sure that the batteries are functioning; you need to trust that this thing is…

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How I Teach Kids To Pray – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

If I want my kids to know how to pray and get answers to their prayers, it isn’t good enough I tell them they should pray.  I need to show them how to pray. I need to teach them about the different kinds of prayer and how to get them answered. Here is a short list of the different kinds of prayers I teach my kids: Prayer for salvation – Romans 10:9 Praying in the spirit – 1 Corinthians 14:15…

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Flame: Creative Children’s Ministry: Prayer Light Tubes – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

This is a fun way to celebrate Jesus as the light of the world, especially if you are celebrating Candlemas this Sunday! Traditionally at Candlemas (or the Presentation of Christ), the passage from Luke 2 where Simeon and Anna meet Jesus is read and we hear the famous lines: “Now, Lord, you can let me, your servant, die in peace as you said.30 I have seen with my own eyes how you will save your people.31     Now all people can see your…

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Dare to Pray These Dangerous Prayers: An Interview with Craig Groeschel – Christian Article

Do you ever wonder, “Why doesn’t God answer my prayers?” Do you wish you could see the evidence that prayer changes lives? Are you tired of playing it safe with your faith? Does prayer really move the heart of God? What does it mean to pray boldly and powerfully? What are dangerous prayers? In this Q&A, Craig Groeschel (@craiggroeschel) talks about his book, Dangerous Prayers: Because Following Jesus Was Never Meant to Be Safe (Zondervan, 2020). [Read the Bible Gateway…

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Flame: Creative Children’s Ministry: Classroom Prayer Spaces Taster – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

The Church School where we did our week long prayer space in September has asked me to help with setting up prayer activities for each classroom. The idea is that an activity will stay in a class for 2 weeks and then be swapped with one from another classroom. At the end of last week we got all of the new prayer activities into the library and each class came to test them out! Prayer board: requests pinned on one…

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The (Good) News for Teenagers: January Edition – Youth Ministry Christian Article

We live in the time of both social media and the 24-hour news cycle. Whether we see it or not, our teenagers are inundated with news both local and international. At Rooted, we wanted to give youth workers and parents a way to frame the headlines for teenagers within the gospel narrative – that amidst both tragedy and joy, we have an abiding hope in Jesus. It’s important to talk to your teenagers about the news, but even more important…

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Flame: Creative Children’s Ministry: Dissolving paper forgiveness prayers – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

I was recently trying to come up with some different visual ways of saying sorry to God and wanted something that would be symbolic of the forgiveness He gives. That’s when I came across dissolvable paper! From what I gather, this paper can be used to draw patterns which can then be sewn over and when the embroidery is complete, the paper will dissolve, leaving only the stitching in place. Suffice to say, that is not what I used it…

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9 Ways to Guard Your Personal Relationship with God – Christian Article

Time and Energy Required Like all healthy and satisfying relationships, our relationship with God needs time and energy. But giving time and energy to our relationship with God actually increases free time and energy because it helps us get a better perspective on life and order our priorities better, it reduces the time we spend on image management, and it removes fear and anxiety. Here are some things that have helped me to keep my personal relationship with God personal…

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