Praying with Dr. King

Thou Eternal God, out of whose absolute power and infinite intelligence the whole universe has come into being, we humbly confess that we have not loved thee with our hearts, souls and minds, and we have not loved our neighbors as Christ loved us. We have all too often lived by our own selfish impulses […]

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The Prayer Left Unsaid

It is my privilege to write on prayer for the good people at Smyth & Helwys.  Each month, I have opportunity to reflect on the life of prayer and the leadings of the pray-er.  This month’s focus is personal in nature as prayer should be.  I hope that it encourages you to keep on talking […]

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Praying in the Dark

If you are feeling your way through life, seemingly trapped in a tunnel with no end and consequently, no light in sight…  If you, like Joseph, find yourself in a pit, pushed down by those who were supposed to love you and help you make your dreams come true…  If you, like Jesus, were in […]

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Praying Scared

A race-less life is a prayer- filled life.  In order to stand strong in my conviction that God created us outside of the categories of race and without the social coloring of skin, I bow my head and bend my knees.  I could not open my mouth if I did not first fill my mouth […]

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Let Us Pray

I am the associate pastor at Village Baptist Church in Bowie, Maryland and one of my responsibilities is to offer the pastoral prayer in worship each week. I take the task seriously. I am listening and talking to God about my congregation and though the call is not long distance as it is spirit to […]

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