Thursday, June 22, 2017

The conversion of prayer


Psalm 69:7-10, (11-15), 16-18

Your steadfast love is good, O Lord.  Thank you for hearing our prayers.  In Christ's name.  Amen

Prayer concern:  Individuals on your church's prayer list

My prayer concern:  My battery died in the middle of this video :)  and of course the old farm church.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

When you can't keep it in


Jeremiah 20:7-13

There is something like a burning fire shut up in my bones.  (v. 9)

Gracious God, the light of your love burns within me.  Help me share it with others, through Christ.  Amen.

Prayer concern:  Those hiding their lights "under a bushel"

My prayer:  Watch the video and reply in kind.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

New crown

More cavities

Left out here alone !


Jeremiah 18: 18-23

Prayer concern:  Those being persecuted for their faith

My prayer concern:  Watch the video and reply in kind.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Who is your leader ?


But they say, "It is no use!  We will follow our own plans."  (v. 12)

Jeremiah 18:  12-17

Prayer concern:  Those whose faith is wavering

My prayer:  Watch the video

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Second Sunday of Pentecost


Matthew 9:35 ---- 10:8  (9-21)

The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few.  (v. 37)

Lord of the harvest,  use me to share the gospel in word and deed.  In Jesus' name.  Amen.

Prayer concern:  Evangelists

My prayer:  Be a better witness ..   wherever that will lead me.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Be Joyful


Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth.  (v. 1)

May all the nations praise and thank you, O God, for your creative love.  In Jesus' name.  Amen.

Prayer Worshiping communities

My prayer ..  watch the video (if you dare) :)

Thursday, June 15, 2017

God will bear you up


Exodus 19:2-8a

You have seen . . . how I bore you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself.  (v. 4)

Bear us up, so we may live in your blessing and serve your purposes.  In Jesus' name.  Amen

Prayer concern:  Those wounded by broken promises

My reply is a song ...  check it out (if you can)

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

God's judgement and rescue


Exodus 6:28---7:13

I will ... bring my people . . . out of the land of  Egypt by great acts of judgement.  (v. 4)

God of justice and rescue, make us instruments of your saving work.  In Jesus' name.  Amen

Prayer concern:  Those longing for a new beginning

My prayer is on the video.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Lord sees and saves


Exodus 4:27-31

When they heard that the Lord . . . had seen their misery, they bowed down and worshiped.  (v. 31)

God, send me as a messenger of your saving love, in Jesus' name.  Amen

Prayer concern:  Those crying out for help.

My prayer concern:  Using whatever skills I may have to help those in need ..   (how about computer skills?)

I am currently trying to become profitable in the market so I can be of help to others.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Barnabas, Apostle


Matthew 10:7-16

Proclaim the good news . . . Cure the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers.  (vv. 7-8)

God, lead us to go, witness, and lead those who hurt, in the name of Jesus.  Amen.

Prayer concern:  Health ministries

My prayer:  Thanking the EMT/First responders  from my trauma April 20, 2017

Sunday, June 11, 2017

True Purpose of the church

2 Corinthians 13: 11-13

Put things in order . . . agree with one another, live in peace.  (v. 11)

Gracious God. keep our hearts and minds fixed on your loving and saving purpose in Christ.  Amen.

Prayer concern:  Congregations in the call process

My prayer:  Thanking our current pastor Jim for his ministry and prayer for the old farm church (my backyard)

Saturday, June 10, 2017

WeAkly / weekly

My advice for this week for whatever it's worth.

Friday, June 9, 2017

Real work to do


Psalm 8

Yet you have made them a little lower than God.  (v. 5)

God, direct us in the real work you have given us to do in your creation.  In Jesus' name.  Amen

Prayer concern:  Workers who are not treated fairly

My prayer concern:  Our President and the injustice that has been done to me.

Watch the video

Thursday, June 8, 2017

God's blessing in every day


Genesis 1:1---2:4a

God blessed them, saying,  "Be fruitful and multiply."  (v. 22)

Thank you, God, for your steadfast commitment to me and all creation.  In Jesus' name.  Amen

Prayer concern:  Those enduring a time of crisis

My prayer concern:  Watch the video

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Hope in the midst of suffering


Job 38: 22-38

Can you send forth lightnings?  (v. 35)

Great and good God, uphold me in suffering and lead me to new life and healing.  In Jesus' name.  Amen

Prayer concern:  Victims of natural disasters

My prayer concern:  of course ..  also pray for my healing too, sometimes I can relate to Job in the bible.


Dental work

A little dry humor here :)

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Paul was right


2 Timothy 1:12b-14 

I am sure that he is able to guard . . . what I have entrusted to him (v. 12)

Keep us strong, O God, in lives of witness, faith, and service in Jesus' name.  Amen.

Prayer concern:  Bible teachers

My prayer concern:  Using the Internet to God's glory and sharing our FAITH with ALL.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Invitation to suffer


2 Timothy 1:8-12a    Join with me in suffering for the gospel, relying on the power of God.  (v. 8)

Lord Jesus, give me courage and endurance as I witness to you in word and deed.  Amen

Prayer concern:  Congregations struggling with conflict

My prayer concern:  Being a witness to prisoners if I have to go back to jail.


PS:  KP today too



John 20:19-23  He breathed on them and said to them, " Receive the Holy Spirit."  (v. 22)

Holy Spirit, give us courage, confidence, and faith every day, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Prayer concern:  Refugees, orphans

My prayer concern:  proper vetting of the refugees and getting right with the city ..  on and on...
I am seeking justice.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

WeAkly / weekly

My advice for this week for what's it's worth.

God's spirit: our source of life

Psalm 104:24-34, 35b

You send forth your spirit ... you renew the face of the ground.  (v. 30)

Bless you, Lord, for all of life!  Renew creation through your loving Spirit.  In Jesus' name.  Amen

Prayer concern:  Conservation workers

My prayer concern:  Making this daily google blog work :)  Also, my stock trading.  Also conservation workers ..  also our request to get out of our time share...  also doing what's right in the eyes of the Lord ..  also, ?? :)

That's it ..

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Help and Salvation now

Acts  2:1-21  Help and salvation now!

Then everyone who calls on the name of the Lord  shall be saved.

God, source of salvation, help us to call upon you with honesty and trust.  In Jesus' name.  Amen

Prayer concern:  Those who feel overwhelmed by life.

My prayer:  All those that visit our web.  and the fellow in the sauna last night.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Visit of Mary to Elizabeth

Luke 1:39-57   When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the child leapt in her womb.  (v. 41)

Help me, O  God, to reflect your love and life in my joy and service.  In Jesus' name.  Amen

Prayer concern;  Nurses and midwives.

My prayer ..   Thankful to Sally for writing predictable Myron  

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

A sacred place


Exodus 19:16-25  Moses brought the people out of the camp to meet God.  (v. 17)

Open me to your presence, O God, and show me your majesty and love, for Jesus' sake.  Amen

Prayer concern:  Those who are blind to God's glory

My prayer concern ..   watch the video

Monday, May 29, 2017

Finding your voice

Numbers 11:24-30  Eldad and Medad are prophesying in the camp.  (v. 27)

Use us, O God, as your hands for healing and your heart for loving in this world.  In Jesus' name.  Amen

Prayer concern:  Those seeking to discern God's call

My prayer:  Honoring all those veterans who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Adolph Holter Farmers Union

Can you find my dad?
How many can you name?

Seventh Sunday of Easter

John 17:1-11 I glorified you on earth by finishing the work that you gave me to do.  (v. 4)

Inspire me, O Lord, to walk in trust and hope wherever you lead, in Jesus' name.  Amen.

Prayer concern:  Those who have lost their way

My prayer concern:  Thanking those who have stood by me ..   names given.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

My Advice

My weAkly / weekly advice for this week.

Friday, May 26, 2017

The Procession of life

Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35  Let God rise up, let his enemies-be scattered. (v. 1)

Help me to follow where you lead, O God, and show me what I am to do, for Jesus' sake Amen

Prayer concern:  Church leaders

My prayer concern:  ME ..  cast coming off ..  Old Farm Church

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ascension Day

See previous blog.

Ascension Day

video video
Luke 24:44-53  Then he opened their minds to understand the scriptures.  (v. 45)

Help me, O Lord, to be open in mind and heart to the message you offer this day, through Christ.  Amen.

Prayer concern:  Thos who fear change

My prayer concern:  Removing my BITTERNESS ..  change is inevitable, get used to it.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Lord of heaven and earth

Acts 1:6-14  As they were watching, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight.  (v. 9)

Walk my path with me, O God, before and alongside me,  above and within me, through Christ.  Amen.

Prayer concern:  Those who feel no joy in life.

My prayer concern ..   Remove my bitterness


Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Life within the city of God

Psalm 47  God is king over the nations;  God sits on his holy throne.  (v. 8)

Prayer concern:  Those being bullied or brutalized

My prayer concern ..  ME

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Back to Jail

A reading from the bible.

This may or may not be my last blog for a while.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

code compliance

To be shared with the judge.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Talking about God

Brothers and fathers, listen to me.  (v. 2)  Acts 7:1-16

Inspiring God, push us out of our comfort zones to share your life-saving Word.  In Jesus'  name.  Amen

Prayer concern:  New churches and mission starts

My prayer concern ..  Dealing with my injury both mentally and physically.

View the video.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The face of hope

Acts 6: 8-15 They saw that his face was like the face of an angel.  (v. 15)

Steadfast God, give us courage to speak up and tell your story.  In Jesus' name. Amen

Prayer concern:  Those enduring a time of trial

My prayer concern >>  ME

Monday, May 8, 2017

Holy ground

Exodus 3:1-12   For the place on which you are standing is holy ground.  (v. 5)

Prayer concern:  For preservation of the earth

My thoughtful prayers ..   Holter's last resort ..   Ashby MN estate sale.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

WeAkly / weekly

My thoughts for this week.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Resting in God

Psalm 23  He restores my soul.  (v. 3)

Comforting God, when all we have are tears, give us your peace, through Christ Jesus.  Amen

Prayer concern:   Those caring for toddlers

My prayer concerns ...  Carol H. (day care worker) ..  and yes ..  even me to get better too

Thursday, May 4, 2017

A palpable awe

Acts 2:42-47  Awe came upon everyone.  (v. 43)

Inspiring God, fill us with awe in all we do.  In Jesus' name.  Amen

Prayer concern:  Struggling church communities

My prayer concerns:  Mark H. John H. Kim H. Madeline H. Sally H. .. me ..and the old farm church at 5112 1/2 SW 33rd St.


Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Go out in Love

1 Peter 2:13-17 Honor everyone.  Love the family of believers.  (v. 1)

Spirit of fire, send us on our way, ablaze with your love to change the world.  In Jesus' name.  Amen

Prayer concern:  Graduates

My prayer Abby Holter and a personal note to  Sally.

Friday, April 28, 2017


I'm injured