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7 Surprising Prayers by Famous Christian Leaders

I'm on a blogging sabbatical to focus on my upcoming book. This is a guest post by Jared Brock. Jared is the author of A Year of Living Prayerfully, a humorous travel memoir about prayer. He is the cofounder of Hope for the Sold, an abolitionist charity that fights human trafficking one word at a time. Jared is happily married to his best friend, Michelle, whom he first kissed in the seventh grade. I recently completed a 37,000-mile prayer pilgrimage around the world. I discovered a world of prayer traditions across the Judeo-Christian faith family, including some of the weird uncles and crazy cousins. I explored the world of revivals and prayer ...

A Daily Prayer

In this age of self-promotion, we often let ourselves succumb to the temptation of self-aggrandizement. Especially western culture and education praise such behaviors. In consideration of my Korean heritage, I faced many conflicting moments internally, and continually sought to reconcile these opposing values of servanthood and egoism. In this prayer, I found newfound hope, encouragement, and enlightenment. That is, values that are espoused by our Christ Jesus our Lord ought to take utmost priority over any other secular values. Lord, as I grow older, I think I want to be known as… Thoughtful, rather than gifted Loving, versus quick or bright ...