GrandHuddle

GrandHuddle

A Prayer Group Alternative for Busy Grandparents: Are you interested in joining a Grandparent @ Prayer group but can’t find one in your area? Does the thought of starting  your own prayer group terrify you? Have you been unsuccessful with groups in the past? If...
Is Prayer Restricted by Age?

Is Prayer Restricted by Age?

God’s Spirit nudged me, urging me to ask a seemingly ridiculous, possibly rhetorical, question. Is prayer restricted by age? Praying with Children Last week, I had the pleasure of serving as a “prayer angel” at our vacation Bible school. My responsibilities were...
LORD, Help My Unbelief

LORD, Help My Unbelief

Mark 9:14-29 Have you ever been embarrassed—flushed cheeks and all—by a movie’s leading character? That’s how I feel every time I read Mark’s account of “The Healing of the Boy with the Unclean Spirit” (Mark 9:14-29). I want to signal, “Hush!” before the...

Grandparents Day of Prayer

If you wander through a Hallmark store during the final weeks of August, you’ll notice cards celebrating National Grandparents Day. You won’t find any cards for Grandparents Day of Prayer, even though its date coincides with National Grandparents Day. Grandparents Day...
STRETCHER-BEARERS

STRETCHER-BEARERS

Who are the Stretcher-Bearers? Let’s consider a familiar Gospel story–the story of the four stretcher-bearers and the paralytic (Luke 5:17-26)–in a not-so-familiar fashion. Instead of a story about faith and friendship, let’s consider it as a...