Welcome to the 30 Days of Prayer home page! During the next 30 days we will be taking care of our soul! We encourage you to join us in strengthening our spiritual disciplines and praying for what God wants to do in our lives and in our church!
Each day Pastor Nelson will share readings for you to enjoy below. These may include stories, articles, bible verses, etc.
Somebody who is normally relaxed around you all of a sudden seems distant and cool. Oblivious to what may have happened, it can leave us quite confused and frustrated. Aaaaahhhhhh what did I do? Relationships can be filled with challenges. Let me give you a tip that is found in Psalm 139 and has served me well for many decades of ministry.
The balloons rose higher and higher in the sky on a crisp winters day, after being released by those who stood around the grave. The tragic loss of their young daughter, who had struggled with chronic illness, was written in the faces of the mother and father, ‘‘BAKA!” They were in the valley of Baka. That word translated literally means weeping.
The valley of ELAH is the place where the most famous story in the Bible took place. A little boy named David met the giant Goliath and ever since then it has been known as a place of courage and faith!
Most of the time when we tell the story of David we talk about what David did to Goliath. But there was something that goliath did for David that was incredibly important!
The second valley we will explore is found in Numbers 13. It is called the valley of Eshcol. This is the story of the 12 spies who were sent out to spy out the promised land that God had promised to Israel. He brought them to the border not long after leaving Egypt and placed them in the position to take what He had given them and make it their’s. When the 12 spies returned, they came with a majority report and minority report. Verse 23 says: