Do You Believe in Prayer?

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I believe in prayer. I believe in prayer totally, absolutely. I know it works. I became a “believer” after about the five hundredth coincidence between events and my prayers. After a while, you start to get the feeling that something’s up. Let me give you an example. Recently I flew from my home in Austin, […]

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Serve Your City This Weekend!

Greetings, friends! Just a reminder that this weekend is Serve Our City Weekend…there will be no worship services at any of our ACF communities on August 29/30th. This is your opportunity to get out in your community and make new friends while serving others. If you missed the chance to sign up online, you can […]

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Prayers for Back to School Week, Part 5

Pray that your child will respect authority. The list of authority figures that your child meets on a daily basis is endless—counselors, teachers, principals, coaches, tutors, pastors, friends’ parents, and even police officers and other civil servants. How your kid reacts to and treats authority figures is a vivid indicator of how she’ll respond to […]

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Prayers for Back to School Week–Part 4

Pray that your child will honor God in sports and other activities. A few years ago, my daughter made it to the state finals in track. She attended a relatively small, private high school. The school competed against other smaller schools from all over the state. My daughter wasn’t competing against the fastest girls in the […]

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Prayers for Back to School Week, Part 3

Pray that your child will have godly friends. When my wife was growing up, she had a close friend who was very committed in her relationship with God. The two were inseparable in school. They played together, spent the night at each other’s houses, studied together, went shopping together, and were cheerleaders together. They also […]

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Prayers for Back to School Week, Part 2

Pray that your child will love learning. I have a good friend who is an incredibly gifted worship leader. His sensitivity to the Holy Spirit helps him guide congregations through powerful and life-changing encounters with God through worship. My friend is also a very skilled musician. He works hard at sharpening and improving his musical […]

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Prayers for Back to School Week

As I drove to work today, I saw the long line at the crosswalk just up from our house. School is back in full swing. And with that, we have another great opportunity (and reason) to cover our kids in prayer. So, every day this week I’ll offer you some biblical prayers to pray for […]

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Answered Prayers

Greetings, friends! It has been great to see water falling from the sky again this week…thank you for your prayers to fill Lake Travis! Please continue to pray for God to rain blessings on our great city! Here’s what’s going on around ACF in the coming weeks: Sign up now for Serve Our City – […]

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Somewhere Under the Rainbow

In the weeks following the Supreme Court’s decision supporting gay marriage, many people took to Facebook with pictures of themselves or others behind a rainbow filter. Some were obviously showing their support for the decision, while others were clearly mocking those who opposed gay marriage. For instance, Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a vocal opponent of gay […]

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I’m baaaack!

Greetings, friends! I am thrilled to be back at ACF this weekend to share my message on prayer, obedience and how we can all be lights in the darkness. I can’t wait to see what God does with this one! Please continue to pray for rain…Lake Travis still needs a few more feet to hit […]

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