Category Archives: Prayer

Fully Rely on God

What do you put your hope and trust in? Is it people, things, money , your job, food, yourself? One of the things that I have been reminded of recently is how critical it is for us to understand that there is only one thing that we can put our hope and trust in that [...]

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A Difficult Road

Yesterday’s post was a hard one. But it was also a necessary one. As I continue to seek God and long to be more like him there are things that have to be done and things that have to change. Yesterday was one of those days. I looked back at that post/prayer today – because [...]

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A Hard Prayer

Lord, today as I read you Word I see text that I have read hundreds of times before and never thought twice of it. Today, however, I am struggling with these words. I am struggling with my flesh telling me one thing and your word telling me the truth. Let love be genuine. Abhor what [...]

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Make Him Known

And you will say in that day: “Give thanks to the Lord, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the peoples, proclaim that his name is exalted. “Sing praises to the Lord, for he has done gloriously; let this be made known in all the earth. (Isaiah 12:4, 5 ESV) So I woke [...]

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Walking to Emmaus

I am off to serve as a member of God’s team this weekend for the East Ohio Emmanuel Emmaus Walk (yes, that IS a mouthful).  I love serving with a group of guys that are all focused on God like this. This is my third time to serve on team and this time I will [...]

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Praying for Haiti – RUMC Responds

Like everyone else I am brought to my knees as I see the videos and pictures coming out of Haiti right now.  I like so many others am wondering how we can help.  I’ve seen a lot of tweets and blogs with different links to various organizations that are helping out and I think that’s [...]

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Continued Prayers….

A few weeks ago I shared about little Ellie and her diagnosis and battle with Leukemia.  I want to ask that you continue to pray for her, her family and the doctors as the battle this and live through this nightmare. Ellie continues to go through her treatments and the family is praying that after [...]

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Prayers Needed For A Little Girl

I just found out that a classmate of mine from high school’s three year old daughter was diagnosed with Leukemia this past Sunday.  Her name is Ellie Kate Herberghs and she is currently in Akron Children’s and has begun treatments yesterday. There is a Caring Bridge website set-up that you can follow along on how [...]

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Serving the Lord in Africa

A group of people from The Edge Young Adult Ministry over at Wadsworth United Methodist Church are leaving this afternoon for a two week trip to Kenya.  The Mustard Man and his wife are leading a group of eight college students as they travel across the world to build chicken coops, play soccer and serve [...]

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The Power of Prayer

I wanted to begin by thanking all of you who have lifted my Aunt Joan up in prayer.  Here’s the latest. She went to the ER last night and had suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm.  There was severe bleeding in the base of her skull and she was life-flighted to the Cleveland Clinic.  The doctors [...]

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