Wednesdays at the Well

A New Year's Prayer

Posted by Rebecca Irelan on

A Prayer for the New Year What did you do on New Year's Eve? John Wesley's followers didn't hold a party or watch a ball drop in Times Square. They held covenant renewal services to rededicate their lives to Jesus Christ in the new year. This year, I pass on the prayer that is at the heart of...

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Tags: new year, covenant renewal, prayer

Thanksgiving Prayer

Posted by Rebecca Irelan on

God, we give you thanks for birth and death and everything precious in between: time to be, time to become, time that’s wasted, time that’s won, bodies and souls, spirit and breath, life and love, work and rest, harvest and home, family and friends, grace through it all...

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Bother Me!

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Posted by Rebecca Irelan on

Bother Me! Q. How does a pastor ever get anything done? A. God knows. For a pastor who tries to take Mondays off, Tuesdays can be a rude awakening. I usually come to the office on Tuesday mornings with a list of ten things I want to get done and leave with the original ten and at least ten...

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Tags: interruptions, prayer