The Faith of Little Children

“Father, our country is in trouble. We pray for peace to come,” an 11-year-old boy prays. “Protect us, Father. Teach people to love one another and not to fight anymore.” For the last two weeks, Sprenkle says, children in this small slum area have gathered to pray for their country. “The church’s pastor says the …

Praising Jesus Non-Consumeristically

What makes the Paradise event unusual is not so much the emphasis on Christ – most praise events can claim that objective – but the de-emphasis on all things not directly to do with glorifying Jesus. “There will be nothing for sale at Paradise, not one T-shirt or CD, not one pretzel,” Ross said emphatically. …