Discerning Prayer!

There is a wonderful old story of a group of blind men who had each found a different part of the same elephant. “What is it?” one cried to another. “A tree,” said the one who had taken hold of the elephant’s leg. “No, a rope,” said the one who had his tail. Each had…

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A Tribute to Bob Frazier

Robert Frazier was such a gifted pastor. He died suddenly last Monday. No warning. He and some friends were on a trip together in Florida. Ruth, his wife was with family in North Dakota. She must have come through Charlotte airport a few hours before me as I returned that day from a conference in…

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Forty Years

Today, Barbara and I celebrate our 4oth wedding anniversary. It is hard to believe – forty years. She says at least 35 happy ones! And she is considering staying another year. That really is hard to believe. Yesterday, we conducted a prayer impact Sunday at Calvary Assembly of God east of St. Paul. It was…

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Praying With the Whole Body!

The pivotal issue in prayer, many say, is not posture or position, not words or rituals – it is attitude. Biblical prayer refuses to fit into a form. True Christian prayer is free. Some argue that “posture, language, place or time – none of these trifles matter.” They do not matter in the sense that…

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