Why Pray?

Why Pray? Martin Boardman

Conversation, Communication and Gaining the Father’s Heart What exactly is prayer, and how does it fit into the work which the Lord calls us to do? At its heart, prayer (tefillah) is not just a form of communication, but instead is its highest expression. It is a conversation  with our Heavenly Father in the Name…
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Prayer Changes Things Martin Boardman

In my last article, “Stephen – Full of the Ruach HaKodesh,” we examined from Acts chapter 6 the calling of Stephen, our first Shammashim (Deacon), where the Emissaries (Twelve Apostles) recognized the need for the care of widows so that they might continue in the ministry of prayer and the Word. In their selection of…
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Stephen – Full of the Ruach HaKodesh

In Acts 6 we get a glimpse into the multicultural tensions within the early Messianic community in Jerusalem. There were two subsets of the Jewish community, those with a Hellenistic (Greek) cultural background and those with a Hebrew background. No doubt there were many similarities between these two groups, but there were also differences, which…
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