Praying like Mr. Rogers

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.27.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] “You know how when you find somebody who you know is in touch with the truth, how you want to be in the presence of that person?” He asked writer, Amy Hollingsworth. She continued, “Slowing down, taking time, and appreciating silence are all foundational aspects of the next toast stick he passed on to me: the importance of prayer. Each morning he prayed for his family and friends by name, still offering his gratitude for those on his list who had passed …

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The Legalism Trap- A Missionary Case Study

  The Legalism Trap- A Missionary Case Study   I was talking to a missionary couple the other day, who we are going to call J.D. and Marissa, and asked how they were doing in ministry and their church plant. They exchanged some niceties and typical greetings with me. But then I pressed a bit further about their personal perspective on how things were going. Both of them, in turn, admitted to how burnt out they felt, how exhausted they were from all of the expectations placed on them by their senders and the unrealistic expectations they put on themselves. …

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