Posts tagged: Prayer

Praying Lament

By Brittany Stichter on September 30, 2016

This week in chapel, Dr. Gombis and Dr. Greer helped us to sit in the story of Lazarus' death and Mary's reaction to it (John 11:28-37). They invited us to "soak in the story and lament alongside Scripture."

They briefly looked at the New Testament's perspective on lament, but spent the majority of chapel praying as a community. "In the New Testament, lament is portrayed as truth speaking about the…

How to Care for Your Spiritual Life During Classes

By Bailey Linton on November 16, 2018

Picture this. It's the middle of the semester and you're waking up for one of your early classes. You're tired, oh so tired, and you can barely drag yourself out of bed to take a shower. Far past the point of the shower actually being refreshing, you get out, throw on some clothes and meander off to class. You barely get there on time. As soon as you sit down, the class gets ready to pray for the morning…

Sharon Brown: As Dearly Loved Children

By Bailie Rouse on November 30, 2018

This week in chapel, Sharon Brown led us through a time of prayer by incorporating prayer exercises. We opened in prayer with open hands facing upwards as a way to cast all our cares upon the Lord.  She emphasized that as we pray to God we are releasing and receiving with open hands. 

Sharon taught from Ephesians 4:32-5:2 to guide us in this time of prayer. We were reminded that we can only be kind…