Rev. Shane on Prayer (Part III)

Rev. Shane on Prayer (Part III) In my last article, I argued that Christians believe there is a temporal world and a spirit world; Earth on one hand and heaven and hell on the other. These worlds exist in different, but not mutually exclusive dimensions.  It is impossible to discuss prayer apart from these twoContinue reading “Rev. Shane on Prayer (Part III)”

Rev. Shane on Prayer (Part II)

Rev. Shane on Prayer (Part II) In my first article, I explored Luke 11: 1-13.  In this passage, Jesus told a story about a grouchy neighbor who refused to help a friend in need at midnight because he would have to get out of bed and open the door.  The person needing help just keptContinue reading “Rev. Shane on Prayer (Part II)”

Rev. Shane on Prayer (Part One)

  Let’s explore prayer.  We are going to begin in the proverbial wading pool and launch out into progressively deeper water.  Let’s begins with some organizing thoughts: First, I am not to prayer what Billy Graham is to evangelism.  When I read the Desert Fathers, the ancient Irish mystics, the prayers of Charles Spurgeon orContinue reading “Rev. Shane on Prayer (Part One)”