by Linda Evans Shepherd in Leading Hearts magazine I love to send prayers into my multiple social media accounts so that my friends can pray along with me. My prayers…
Considering that the world is in the panic of a pandemic, I’m want to share a prayer initially intended for a book called Praying Through Your Every Emotion, soon to release from Baker Revell. This book will be a dictionary of emotions complete with a mini-Bible study and accompanied by a paraphrased prayer to correspond with each of the 64 emotions I cover inside the book.
Here’s one I can share with you now, a prayer about the emotion ‘PANIC.’(more…)
Are you caught in the stir-crazy of crisis? Is being stuck inside getting too much to bear? One of the best things we can do in times of crisis is…
In other words, it would be nice if God would share His insights about all that concerns me and those I love. I’d love to see His bullet points about how these difficulties will eventually turn out, but like everyone else, God keeps me in the dark.
I AM LIKE A PRAYER INVESTIGATOR. I HAD TO BE BECAUSE I HAD A MOUNTAIN TO MOVE.
After a violent car crash put my 18-month-old baby into a coma, I needed to know what it would take to touch my daughter through the power of prayer.
Since that fateful day, I’ve made it my mission to understand prayer. I’ve spent hours scouring the Word to discover and understand the prayer secrets it contains, and most importantly, I’ve prayed. I’ve battled. I’ve contended. I’ve sought God. I’ve claimed promises, and I’ve prayed through roadblocks.
I’ve experienced breakthroughs and felt the heartache when God says no. I’ve worked with prayer teams and prayer partners, fought the enemy and prayed with countless people. And yes! I have seen God move. I have seen God answer prayer.
In my new book, When You Need to Move a Mountain, I share what I’ve learned to help readers not only become a person of prayer, but a person who can use prayer to reverse the works of the enemy, to save lives, to be blessed with provision and to flow into God’s best for their lives.
JENNIFER KENNEDY DEAN 1953-2019
We grieve the passing of well-loved author and speaker Jennifer Kennedy Dean. Her many books became classics as soon as they were published. Her passion for the Word, for prayer, for her family and friends, and her impact on the Kingdom will live on.
“STOP! YOU CAN’T PRAY THAT!” A YOUNG WOMAN ORDERED.
She had just expressed her extreme fear of snakes as we walked through a wooded area.
I had responded by bowing my head and praying, “Dear Lord, please protect us from snakes. May they not harm us, bite us or be seen by us. I pray this in the name of Jesus.”
After being shushed by Ellie’s command, I turned to her. “Stop my prayer? Why?”
“God is too busy for such an unimportant thing.”
with Lisa Burns, profile contributor in Leading Hearts Magazine
“BREAKTHROUGH” the movie is based on The Impossible book, written by Joyce Smith. The story documents the real death experience of her son John and the miracle of God that brought him back to life.
Leading Hearts magazine sat down to learn more of the inspirational story of the Smith Family, through their pastor and friend, Jason Noble.
DO YOU HAVE A LIST OF REASONS WHY YOU THINK GOD DOESN’T WANT TO TALK TO YOU? SO DO A LOT OF PEOPLE. Check out our top ten reasons women have skipped out on talking to God today. See which reasons you identify with, and then read our myth busters for a better perspective on what spending time with God is really about
IT’S A NEW DAY, A FRESH SEASON. THE AIR HERE IN COLORADO IS SWEET AFTER DAYS OF RAIN. The grass is green and the crabapple tree in my backyard is filled with fluffy, pink blossoms.
After a deep season of sorrow upon losing my precious daughter Laura, I am feeling a new sweetness in my spirit. I’m letting go of grudges and pain, and joy is overtaking my fog of grief.
Can the human spirit really find this kind of refreshing? Yes, but only when we refuel by the power of God.