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Can my prayer transform the world?

I never learned to pray BIG. We prayed small and sensibly, as Christians living under communism. It wasn’t illegal to pray or believe. The German church stood for too many centuries to be completely pushed off the map. Besides the church provided valuable social services for free. Nevertheless neither faith nor prayer held any merit under […]

XV: Not praying for the wall to fall

After a little break in December I am returning to the blog series “Behind the Wall & Under the Steeple- Growing up Christian in East Germany”. Which is a super-long title and I recently learned that long titles are out. Recent and popular books often feature one or two word titles. I have not been […]

CHANGE ME: A Prayer for Transformation

“I pray because I can’t help myself. I pray because I’m helpless. I pray because the need flows out of me all the time- waking and sleeping. It doesn’t change God- it changes me.” C. S. Lewis My father in heaven, You are the unchanging God, compassionate, merciful and perfect in love. Come to me is […]