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Pray . . . Then Rest Pray . . . Then Rest
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Pray . . . Then Rest

Posted by Regi Campbell on April 11, 2016

I’ve always had this tension about prayer. Here’s the part I ‘get’ . . . Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you (1…

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God at His Typewriter

Posted by Regi Campbell on December 10, 2015

Imagine God at His typewriter. He uses a typewriter because He loves it . . . there’s no ‘delete’ key because He never makes a mistake. No white out. No correction paper. When He writes…

Tension and Trust in Prayer Tension and Trust in Prayer
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Tension and Trust in Prayer

Posted by Regi Campbell on July 30, 2015

C.S. Lewis, in his Letters to Malcolm . . . “Well, let’s now at any rate come clean. Prayer is irksome. An excuse to omit it is never unwelcome. When it is over, this casts a…

5 (More) Thoughts on Prayer 5 (More) Thoughts on Prayer
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5 (More) Thoughts on Prayer

Posted by Regi Campbell on October 23, 2014

With the goal of ‘emptying my bucket’ on the subject, here goes . . . 1. Some of my prayers, if answered, might not be in my best interest or in the best interest of…

Unanswered Prayer Unanswered Prayer
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Unanswered Prayer

Posted by Regi Campbell on October 19, 2014

Jesus says (in Mark 11:24) “I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it and it will be yours.” We pray (granted with varying amounts of faith) and nothing…

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No Regrets

Posted by Regi Campbell on October 10, 2014

Sixteen years ago today, this car (with my son inside) flipped multiple times through the median of Interstate 20 near Madison, Georgia. It came to rest ‘wheels down’ in the opposing lane. Hundreds of fans…

5 Reasons We Don’t Pray on the Spot 5 Reasons We Don’t Pray on the Spot
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5 Reasons We Don’t Pray on the Spot

Posted by Regi Campbell on September 25, 2014

As I said last time, God has challenged me to be more immediate and bold in response to His unction to pray. Talking with my family, the consensus was “It’s hard . . . it’s…

5 Reasons to Pray on the Spot 5 Reasons to Pray on the Spot
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5 Reasons to Pray on the Spot

Posted by Regi Campbell on September 21, 2014

A few months ago, I ran into an old friend as he was leaving a restaurant. This guy is older . . . a mentor to many . . . a giant of a Jesus-follower….

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Self-Forgetting Adoration

Posted by Regi Campbell on August 20, 2014

I was bragging to my wife about how my ‘default setting’ is gratitude. When I pray during the day, I’m usually saying “Thank you God” for something. “Thank you for forgiving me . . ….