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Arts & Entertainment

 2 records found

War Room MovieFacing life's problems with the power of prayer by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   August 21, 2015)
The Kendrick brothers (Courageous, Fireproof) return with a lively drama about a troubled middle-class family…
Topics: Coping Faith Family Prayer


John Travolta's Dave with Sorrow by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 11, 2009)
Reflections on the death of his teenage son…
Topics: Coping Dying and Death Popular Culture Prayer


Disaster

 4 records found

Rain, Rain, Go Away by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 31, 2015)
A prayer for Texans in need of Noah's ark…
Topics: Disaster Prayer Weather


Haunted by the Headlines by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 27, 2014)
A post-Easter prayer…
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Faith Prayer

A Prayer for Oso by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 30, 2014)
Calling on the Creator for those impacted by the mudslide…
Topics: Prayer

Sleeping Where Rodents Breed by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 17, 2010)
A prayer for the victims in Haiti…
Topics: Nature Prayer Tragedy


Education

 1 record found

A Step of Faith by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 13, 2010)
A college graduate's aspiration…
Topics: Education Hopes & Dreams Inspiration Opportunity Prayer


Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 15 records found

A National Day of Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 3, 2018)
Is it really what we claim?…
Topics: Faith Prayer Unity, Unified


A Prayer for the Washington State Legislature by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 3, 2018)
Remembering Billy Graham's example…
Topics: Faith Government Prayer Tribute, Testimony


Bloom Where You're Planted by Stu Johnson


(Faith   February 6, 2018)
Letting God work in us through the circumstances of life…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Christian Life Faith God Hopes & Dreams Optimal Aging Planning Prayer Relationships Religion


A Hymn for the American Church by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 28, 2018)
An ode to joy for less than joyful times…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Faith God Inspiration Prayer


God, Bless America Again by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 4, 2017)
A supplication for the National Day of Prayer
Topics: Faith God Government Hopes & Dreams Memories Prayer


There are 10 more items for this category and the Prayer topic...See the whole list


Government & Politics

 9 records found

A Prayer for Lawmakers by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 23, 2019)
What I prayed at the Washington State Legislature on the eve of Washington's birthday…
Topics: Character, Integrity Faith Freedom God Government Grace Leadership Prayer


Praying for a Dictator by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 4, 2017)
Asking God to silence Kim Jong-Un…
Topics: Change Government News Prayer


Inauguration Day Ponderings by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 20, 2017)
More than a President is called to take an oath…
Topics: Government History Politics Prayer


A Prayer for the President-Elect by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 13, 2016)
A new hymn text to a time-honored tune…
Topics: Change Government Leadership News Politics Prayer


A Prayer for Uncle Sam by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 2, 2016)
A Fourth of July supplication…
Topics: Freedom History Holidays July 4 (U.S. Independence Day) Prayer Trends


There are 4 more items for this category and the Prayer topic...See the whole list


Health & Wellness

 1 record found

The Big Black Dog by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 30, 2018)
A prayer for those with depression…
Topics: Depresson Prayer Wellness



History

 3 records found

The Forgotten Sunday by Stu Johnson


(Arts & Entertainment   January 15, 2018)
Without it Dunkirk would have been a disaster, not a miracle…
Topics: God Government History Media Movies Prayer War


The Missing Message in Dunkirk by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 24, 2017)
What would make a good movie great…
Topics: History Movies Prayer War


D is for Daring by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 11, 2017)
Remembering those who fought on D-Day
Topics: Courage Current Events, News History Prayer Tribute, Testimony War



Holidays

 13 records found

A Prayer for Memorial Day by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   May 25, 2018)
Remembering fallen heroes with grateful hearts…
Topics: Holidays Memorial Day Prayer Service Tribute, Testimony


A New Years Prayer for 2018 by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   January 6, 2018)
Asking God for divine help as we begin a new year…
Topics: Faith God Holiday Season Hopes & Dreams New Year's Prayer


Celebrating a Favorite Uncle's Birthday by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 2, 2017)
A poet's prayer for his native land…
Topics: Holidays July 4 (U.S. Independence Day) Prayer


An Advent Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 17, 2016)
New lyrics to an ancient Advent hymn…
Topics: Christmas Holidays Holiday Season Hopes & Dreams Jesus Prayer


A Presidents' Day Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 13, 2016)
Looking back as we look ahead…
Topics: Government Holidays Leadership Politics Prayer


There are 8 more items for this category and the Prayer topic...See the whole list


Inspiration

 1 record found

The 33 Movie by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   November 13, 2015)
The story of the 33 miners trapped deep a Chilean mine, the prayer- and tension-filled struggle for survival and the miraculous rescue after 69 days underground…
Topics: Disaster Drama Faith Inspiration Movies Prayer



Life Events

 1 record found

Stepping Out in Faith by Stu Johnson


(Faith   May 5, 2018)
Discovering the meaning of faith in stories from life's journey…
Topics: Christian Life Circumstances, Life Events Courage Faith God Inspiration Jesus Prayer Religion Values



Media

 1 record found

Praying with Matt Lauer by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 19, 2008)
Why I watch the Today Show religiously…
Topics: Current Events, News Media Prayer


Nature

 1 record found

An Earth Day Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 25, 2010)
A musical reminder that we are earth's stewards…
Topics: Conservation & Environement Nature Prayer


News & Current Events

 26 records found

A Patriot Day Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 11, 2019)
Praying to Father God for Mother Liberty…
Topics: History Prayer Terrorism Tragedy Tribute, Testimony Unity, Unified


A Borderline Disorder by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   November 17, 2018)
A prayer for our gun-crazed culture…
Topics: Prayer Social Issues Trends Values


A Prayer for Hurricane Victims by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   September 15, 2018)
Asking God to calm the storm…
Topics: Comfort & Consolation Compassion Coping Disaster Faith God Nature Prayer Weather


The World Cup in a Cave by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 14, 2018)
Celebrating the rescue of the Thailand soccer team
Topics: Courage Drama Inspiration News Prayer


Houston, We've Got a Problem by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 28, 2018)
Praying for Barbara Bush's best friend…
Topics: Grace News Prayer


There are 21 more items for this category and the Prayer topic...See the whole list


Relationships

 1 record found

A Family Reunion Prayer by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 13, 2017)
Contemplating the beauty of our family tree…
Topics: Family Hopes & Dreams Prayer Relationships



Sports & Recreation

 2 records found

Speaking of the Winter Olympics by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 10, 2018)
A prayer for our athletes and our world…
Topics: Hopes & Dreams News Prayer Sports


God, Bless Us Everyone! by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 18, 2011)
Tim Tebow's after touchdown prayer…
Topics: Football (American) Prayer Sports