Posts Tagged ‘Christian prayer’

Prayer – a contest!

Thursday, October 20th, 2022

On many occasions unknowingly, and on other occasions quite knowingly, Christian prayer has become a contest. Have I chosen the right place? Am I in the right posture? How often? For how long? Each becomes part of the criteria for prayer efficacy. Luke’s Gospel (18: 9 – 14), often has the heading, The Parable of Read more

Secular karakia slips through prayer blockade

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Keeping our nation free from antiquated religious influences is a thankless task but someone’s got to do it. Dr Pita Sharples, Maori Party Co-Leader, supported Kelston’s initiative saying that ‘schools have to reflect and respect the culture of our kids to make them feel welcome and connected’ and noting that karakia, ‘is a vital part Read more