The Priority of Prayer

This coming year the theme for the Pacific Conference is “IMPACT.”  We can only make an impact as we depend on God. Someone said, “Prayer can do anything God can do.”  The call to pray is one of Scripture’s most commonly mentioned commands. “The first thing I want you to do is pray.” (1 Timothy…

Nothing Better Than Prayer

These past few days a group of pastors has gathered at Cannon Beach for a Prayer Retreat. It’s something I look forward to every year. In fact, I posted the comment that there’s “’nothing better than prayer!” I really believe that! LET’S TALK…. Here’s a fact: God wants prayer to be a priority in your…

Twenty Quotes About Prayer

This week the Pacific Conference hosted our annual Mid-Winter Retreat at Newport. Our theme was “Pray First!” What a privilege to talk to God! Yet, too often, I wait too long to pray. He wants me to come to Him first. Someone said that, “Prayerlessness is a declaration of our independence from God.” LET’S TALK……