What if we enjoy this day, this National Day of Prayer, for the purposes for which it was first instituted? What if we used this day to offer sincere prayer for our nation, for all those who live here, and for the common good?
I realized I had never posted much about the last book I wrote with the Rev’d Melody Shobe, Faithful Questions: Exploring the Way with Jesus. So here is a sample chapter on prayer.
A 2014 survey shows that we Americans are not praying the way Jesus taught us to pray. Instead, we mostly pray for ourselves and our own personal needs. But that’s not how Jesus taught us to pray.