Posts tagged: Prayer

Psalm 91: Protection Through Life’s Storms

Written by Joseph Parker

He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.   I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust (Psalm 91:1-2). 

In a perilous world filled with diseases such as the flu and now the Coronavirus (COVID–19) many are very fearful. … Continue Reading

SPOTLIGHT: Black Robe Pastor and State House Candidate Cory Musgrave

Written by Benjamin Smith

Pastor Cory Musgrave joined Monte Larrick on this edition of Illinois Family Spotlight to discuss his invocation on the Illinois House floor earlier this year.

State Rep. Darren Bailey invited Pastor Musgrave to open the Illinois House in prayer, and Pastor Musgrave took the opportunity to ask God to forgive us for the recent passage of a radical abortion expansion bill that will result in even more innocent bloodshed.… Continue Reading

SPOTLIGHT: Former Planned Parenthood Director Promotes 40 Days for Life

Written by Benjamin Smith

While the Life issue doesn’t seem to be winning in the Illinois legislature, we know it’s winning elsewhere.  This episode of Spotlight is an interview Monte Larrick conducted with Sue Thayer, the Director of Outreach for 40 Days for Life. She describes the results of a 40 day vigil outside an abortion clinic, and she takes us inside an abortion worker’s mindset.… Continue Reading

“A Great Awakening in Illinois” (Spotlight #067)

Joining Monte Larrick is Pat McManus, the Pastor of the Kingom Impact Center in Aurora. He is the main proponent of a movement to unite churches from several denominations in prayer for the state of Illinois.

They discuss how to awaken churches in Illinois, activate young people, and how to pray for leaders such as Governor Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Mike Madigan.… Continue Reading

Debunking and Defunding (Illinois Family Spotlight #011)

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 Karen Hayes and Donna Melody of the 40 Days for Life campaign join Dave and Monte to discuss truths and myths about Planned Parenthood.  Later, the four discuss ways we can get involved to counter abortion, from our prayer bench to the voting booth.

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For the President and His IRS: A Parson’s Prayer

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Written by Pastor John Kirkwood

“Please explain in detail the activities at these prayer meetings. Also, please provide the percentage of time your organization spends on prayer groups as compared with the other activities of the organization.” – Internal Revenue Service

How often do your members pray? What is the nature of your prayers? The IRS posed these and other questions to certain tea party and religious groups who were seeking tax-exempt status.… Continue Reading