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  • CALL TO PRAYER: Worth heeding

    by Tommy Kiker, posted Tuesday, January 02, 2018 (one year ago)

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    FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) -- The people of God need to pray, we ought to pray, we must pray.

    Great movements of God are normally preceded by great movements of prayer by God's people. We see this pattern throughout Scripture and throughout the history of the church. God does not need us to pray in order to move but in His sovereignty He has chosen to work in power, time and time again, in response to the concerted cries of His people. Read More

  • SBC St. Louis prayer call to be broadcast globally

    by Diana Chandler, posted Tuesday, June 07, 2016 (2 years ago)

    ST. LOUIS (BP) -- Worldwide audiences will have opportunities to support the impassioned pleas of Southern Baptists for the next great awakening, revival and other concerns at the Southern Baptist Convention’s National Call to Prayer June 14 in St. Louis. Read More

  • CALL TO PRAYER: Is any problem too big for God?

    by David Jeremiah, posted Friday, May 15, 2015 (3 years ago)

    California pastor David Jeremiah reflects on NASA's problem-solving for Apollo 13 as an illustration of the ways God solves His followers' problems. "When we are stretched beyond our human limits, we find ourselves in [God's] limitless domain. He welcomes our cries and loves to provide solutions to our problems," Jeremiah writes. Read More

  • CALL TO PRAYER: It's a 'first response, not a last resort'

    by H.B. Charles Jr., posted Friday, May 08, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Florida pastor H.B. Charles Jr. notes that prayer must be "our first response, not our last resort" to difficulties and disappointments. "It may seem nothing is happening" as a result of prayer, Charles comments. "But God is at work. Don't stop praying!" Read More

  • CALL TO PRAYER: The tear bottle

    by Frank S. Page, posted Friday, March 27, 2015 (3 years ago)

    An ancient tear bottle received by Frank S. Page, president of the Southern Baptist Convention executive committee, reminds him that "our Lord knows every tear we cry." In this week's Call to Prayer, Page reminds us the Lord "is with us as we grieve at every moment." Read More

  • CALL TO PRAYER: Witnessing in faith

    by Charles Locklear, posted Friday, March 20, 2015 (3 years ago)

    Evangelism cannot always be planned, writes pastor Charles Locklear in this week's Call to Prayer. "When we are open to the Lord, He will direct us to people in whose hearts He has already been moving," he notes. Read More

  • CALL TO PRAYER: Personal evangelism still counts

    by Paige Patterson, posted Friday, March 13, 2015 (3 years ago)

    In this week's Call to Prayer, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige Patterson shares about the loss of a dear friend and why personal evangelism still counts. Read More

  • CALL TO PRAYER: May God use us!

    by Dennis Manpoong Kim, posted Friday, February 27, 2015 (3 years ago)

    In this week's Call to Prayer, Dennis Manpoong Kim writes believers must "show through our lives each day who God is, who Jesus is to us, who the Holy Spirit is in our lives. We must show; but we must also share in words." Read More

  • CALL TO PRAYER: Promote, protect, support life

    by Roger S. Oldham, posted Friday, January 16, 2015 (4 years ago)

    As Southern Baptists mark Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, Roger S. "Sing" Oldham calls us to pray for the many among us who promote, protect and support the lives of children. Read More

  • CALL TO PRAYER: Huddle up and give thanks

    by Roger S. Oldham, posted Wednesday, November 26, 2014 (4 years ago)

    Roger S. Oldham, in a Thanksgiving reflection, highlights the courageous ministry of David Landrith while battling cancer, including the baptism of 2,000-plus souls in the last two years of his life. Landrith’s “steadfast assurance in God drew thousands of people each week who longed to find the kind of relationship with the Lord that they saw in David,” Oldham, of the SBC Executive Committee, writes. Read More