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Two Ways to Pray

Women praying together
Read time: 4 minutes

Two people, who are from different church backgrounds, are in a prayer meeting. They are busy praying for the healing of a mutual friend with an aggressive cancer diagnosis. One is from a charismatic church background, and the other from a conservative evangelic church background. Read more …

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The Problem of Prayer

Read time: 10 minutes

Many people—Christian or otherwise—will at some point wonder about the "problem of prayer". The "problem of prayer" asks whether there is any point to prayer: God knows everything, including the future, so why bother to pray? If everything is already predetermined, how can prayer change God's mind?

This problem can be further compounded by a perceived "lack of answers" to prayer.

In this article, I aim to briefly address these two concerns and describe why a Christian should not be distressed about either of them. Read more …

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Prayer Practises

Read time: 3 minutes

Recently I changed the way I do my daily prayers for the first time in a very long time. I reached a point where I could not fit everything into my personal Bible study time anymore: it was taking too much time. Of course, I would like to spend a lot of time every day in prayer, but I also have responsibilities which I have a duty towards. Read more …

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