PRAYER for PEACE

My friends, please join me tonight in asking for an end to violence and a return of peace to America. I’ve not heard a single person in our land react in anything but horror and sorrow for George Floyd. Everyone I know, watch, and read condemns what happened to him and wants swift justice for … More PRAYER for PEACE

God’s Coronavirus Task Force: A Call to Prayer and Fasting

Friends, in the midst of coronavirus (COVID-19) fear and panic rippling round the world, let’s activate God’s Task Force: the prayer warriors! Many are already uniting together in spirit to pray for the people in their communities and countries. We want to take this opportunity to join them here on Faith and Fasting. Speaking of … More God’s Coronavirus Task Force: A Call to Prayer and Fasting

The Solution

Often, I catch myself fretting over the continual cultural slide and division in the United States. The fabric of our American soul is being pulled so hard at both ends, it is thin and close to being torn to shreds in the middle. At least, it seems that way sometimes. One sleepless night recently, I … More The Solution

Trusting in Troubled Times

8 Don’t get angry [literally, Hold back from anger; Abandon wrath].     Don’t be ·upset [worried; angry]; it only leads to ·trouble [or evil]. 9 Evil people will be ·sent away [literally, cut off],     but those who ·trust [wait/pin their hope on] the Lord will inherit the land. 10 In a little while the wicked will be no more.     You may … More Trusting in Troubled Times

Restoration of God’s People and Their Land – A Pattern in Judges

I’ve never given much thought to the book of Judges in the Bible before. It is not a book often referenced from American pulpits, at least not in my Protestant experience. What inspired me to even read Judges recently was a dream. It was very short but went like this: I was in a public … More Restoration of God’s People and Their Land – A Pattern in Judges

2 Chronicles 7:14 – How to Change a Country for Good

Hello, friends of Faith and Fasting! Happy New Year! My prayer and encouragement is broadly for the people of God today, not just in America, but around the world. God’s precious people fill the whole earth, just as Isaiah prophesied they would some day, after the Redeemer had, well, redeemed them. The followers of Messiah, … More 2 Chronicles 7:14 – How to Change a Country for Good