Empower me to love others the way you love me. Love does strange things to us, we find deep pleasure in the company of another; more than that– we find pleasure in meeting the needs of another. However, loving as … Continued

Love and Grace

By your grace make knowing, loving and obeying you my highest priority. When we pray this line of the Prayer we are saying, “God help me to put you first.” Is it natural now, to put God first? Not really. … Continued


This past Sunday I was teaching on Commitment, Line 6 of the Children’s Prayer, “Jesus, I want to follow you as my Lord. Change me any way you want.” The illustrated story in the kids’ book reflects Peter’s denial of … Continued

French Speaking Africa

Fidele Zouma is from Burkina Faso and a national children’s leader and trainer in his country. We met in NYC at the 4/14 Conference in October. Shortly after my return he wrote me with a burden on his heart. He … Continued

Candy Marballi Interviewed for The Dove TV

After the National Press Release announced the Illumination Award for the kids’ book, I received an email of enquiry from The Dove Christian television station requesting a copy of The Power of the Prayer Covenant for Kids. Polina, the Executive … Continued

Out of the Mouths of Babes

The picture below references a group of boys, a prayer army–one of many in Uganda. Seven prayer armies were started at the very first 40 Day Prayer Covenant for the first Kids Prayer breakfast on November 17th. They named their … Continued