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Prayer Team

Lindy Swanson

Faith in Perseverance by Lindy Swanson, OCW Prayer Team As Christian writers, we all feel besieged at times. Many things can thwart our desire to write. I recently felt overwhelmed by trying to meet the demands of eldercare for three family members. This reminded me of hearing a woman complain bitterly: “Didn’t God say He would keep us from going ... Read More »

Prayer Team Update

Petey Prater

Farewell by Petey Prater, OCW Prayer Team Member Dear OCW friends, Praying with you and for you has been my great joy and high privilege. But God has said it is time to step down from the prayer team. The team is strong with Eva, Marion, Lindy, and Lynn’s faith and discernment. Their prayers will lift you to God and ... Read More »

God Keeps Faith Forever

Lindy Swanson

by Lindy Swanson, OCW Prayer Team Member “ How blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God, who made heaven and earth, the sea and all that is in them; who keeps faith forever” (Psalm 146:5–6 nasb, italics added for emphasis). Our hope anchors in our relationship with God, the ... Read More »

OCW Prayer

Lindy Swanson

Simple Prayers That Touch God’s Heart by Eva Gibson, OCW Prayer Team Last winter I experienced a serious lack of time for extended prayer. Both of my brothers developed serious health issues, and I felt overwhelmed and weary as I juggled new caregiving responsibilities: hospital visits, doctor appointments, special meals, and just being there. My days raced out of control ... Read More »

March/April 2014 Prayer

written by Petey Prater, Prayer Team Member Father, we come to You freely and joyfully because Jesus gives us access to Your dear presence. He restored us when we were prodigals and made us joint heirs with Him through His suffering and sacrifice on Calvary. We stand before You clothed in His righteousness and filled with wonder for the privilege of being ... Read More »