Protestant Prayer Beads

A Prayer with Beads

The use of beads (or knotted cords, or stones) to count prayers exists in early records of nearly every spiritual tradition. Their use is universal and predates the Christian era. Although the number, arrangement, and materials of prayer beads are different with each religion, there are shared ideas that link …

Church Newsletter Article: July 2012

If I only knew then what I know now … I wrote this as my first article for the monthly church newsletter where I went to serve several years ago. I had met with various members of the church and all seemed to be going well. But people almost always …

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The Spirit told us what to do… Two young women set off to plant churches without plans or training because “Jesus said …

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How to Maintain the Small Church or maybe you need to “Get to Know The Tates in Your Church”

Do you know how many members of the Tate family who belong to your church? There is old man DicTate, who wants …

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Five Life Lessons for Graduates and Those Who Love Them

5/30/2014 It’s a shame that the finest insight for a well-lived life isn’t neatly packaged inside fortune cookies or neat little boxes. …

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Would You Like A Little Cheese With That Whine?

“Do everything without grumbling or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, “children of God without fault in a warped …