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Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. - Philippians 4:6 (NIV)

When our 4-year-old son was diagnosed with leukemia, my wife and I dropped everything and took up residence for a week in our son’s room at the local children’s hospital. We struggled to keep a brave outward appearance as we dealt with a barrage of tests and procedures and meetings...

Today's Prayer
Compassionate God, send peace to all those who worry over their health and the health of their loved ones. Fill us with peace that banishes our fears and anxieties. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Philippians 4:1-8

Thought for the Day

In the midst of trouble, I am surrounded by God’s peace.

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Families OF CHILDREN WHO HAVE cancer


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An Anchor in the Storm

Joining friends at The Upper Room in morning prayer on Facebook Live has been an anchor in the storm during recent weeks. In the chaos of trying to figure out how to do ministry in strange and uncertain times, it was a compelling call to stop, breathe, listen, and be in community with those who gather "where the world meets to pray." Join us each day for morning prayer.