CALL TO PRAYER: The power of focused prayer
Roger S. “Sing” Oldham of the SBC Executive Committee writes about the New Testament passage that notes the power an “urgent request of a righteous person” (James 5:16-17).
CALL TO PRAYER: Our relationships
Because relationships are where we spend so much of our lives — where great joys abound, but also, where hurt and heartbreak often fester — it’s good to regularly pray for an ongoing transformation of our hearts toward greater love for others.
(BP) — On Tuesday and Wednesday, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in two cases regarding the issue of same-sex marriage. Few issues rise to this level of importance.
CALL TO PRAYER: Praying for the weather
As farmers prepare for the spring planting season, Rick Shepherd, prayer and spiritual awakening team leader for the Florida Baptist Convention, asks: Should we pray about the weather?
CALL TO PRAYER: Praying in full surrender
A medieval ceremony involving a king and his subjects was the model for our modern prayer posture, and it can help us learn how Christians should relate to Christ, says columnist Claude King.
NASHVILLE (BP) — Christians need to intensify their prayers for the Supreme Court in the countdown days to its deliberations on same-sex marriage later this month, according to Frank S. Page, president of the SBC Executive Committee.