Prayer Stories

Stories of answered Prayer
    To Make a Difference
    11.01.20 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

    I have prayed a simple prayer almost every day for the last 25 years -- that God would use me to make a difference in the lives of other people and to further His kingdom.  That simple prayer has had amazing results.  I have always...

      Returning the Love
      10.25.20 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

      On August 25th at our daily staff prayer time, Pastor Joe Carollo shared that his in-laws had property in the unincorporated community of Hackberry, Louisiana. He passionately told about his personal strong connection to Hackberry and many...

        Not Done Yet
        10.18.20 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

        Covid 19 has changed so much for all of us!  Because I am an avid runner and triathlete, that also has meant races getting cancelled or postponed.  I was bummed that my April Iron-man Texas 70.3 got postponed to November.  But I...

          Wake Up Call
          10.11.20 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

          Alcohol is a very deceitful substance because it stimulates the brain to release endorphins and dopamine that bring feelings of pleasure and act as a natural painkiller, but it is also very addictive. Alcoholism results in untold destruction of...

            Green Means Go
            10.04.20 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

            My husband and I have been married for 24 years.  Since the day we said, “I do,” he has desired to move out of California.  But I was born and raised there, and our entire family has lived in one city connected to one main...

              Young at Heart
              09.27.20 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

              Three years after my dad passed on to be with the Lord, my wife and I had the opportunity to have “the talk” with my mom.   This was prior to her 90th birthday and occurred in Big Spring, Texas, where she had lived most of...

                Not Too Late
                09.20.20 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

                This story is a little difficult to share!  Who really wants to admit that their marriage had been falling apart for years?  Or that for my part, I have been a horrible husband and father despite my best intentions and desires. ...

                  A Helping Hand
                  09.13.20 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

                  One of my friends from high school lost her husband after a battle with cancer which lasted about ten years.  His last few months were spent in a nursing home, and she was struggling with his passing.  They had accumulated a debt of...

                    In Every Tempest
                    09.06.20 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

                    As I watched Hurricane Laura greatly intensify while barreling across the Gulf of Mexico with a beeline on Lake Charles, Louisiana, I was filled with dread.  A similar storm, Hurricane Audrey, struck Lake Charles many years ago when I was...

                      Lending a Hand
                      08.30.20 | Stories | Edited by Nancy Newbrough

                      So many have experienced job loss during this pandemic, and our son-in-law was one of these. He and our daughter and their two young girls were living in Oklahoma where he was employed as a mechanical engineer for an international company...

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