Welcome to a National Time of Guided Prayer

Every Wednesday, starting on Wednesday January 20th through March 31st, 2021 we will lead a time of guided prayer. We are welcoming a number of friends of the Colson Center to lead us in a devotional on a Proverb and a time of guided prayer. The prayer times begin at 10:30am Eastern Standard Time (EST). We will livestream our time together, inviting you to join us in prayer.

In registering for the National Time of Guided Prayer you will receive two emails each week. Each Tuesday we will email you a short bio of the guest leading our prayer time. You will also receive a website link to join the prayer time on Wednesday through the live stream.

On Thursday you will receive a follow-up email from our time together. This email will include the link to view the prayer time we held on Wednesday. You will also receive a devotional from the prayer time along with links for any resources mentioned in the prayer time. The Thursday emails will include links to full-length prayer times and all past devotionals and mentioned resources as well. Full-length videos and resources will not be posted on this page, but are instead available once registered for the Time of Guided Prayer, available by completing the registration form on this page.

 

Below you will find the video from the first week in our National Time of Guided Prayer. Highlights from past prayer times are also included below. We hope to see you in our live stream prayer times and to connect with you through our emails as we participate in this time of guided prayer through Proverbs.



The angle of these Prayer Times isn't 'what's happening out there'. The real angle of these prayer times is what's happening in the church.

Right now, we have to do a lot of recalibration. We have to recalibrate who we are in the culture and what it means to ground ourselves in the Truth.

- John Stonestreet

Week 6 | February 24: Det. J. Warner Wallace

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Det. J. Warner Wallace

Senior Fellow | The Colson Center for Christian Worldview

Det. J. Warner Wallace is a Dateline featured cold-case homicide detective, popular national speaker and best-selling author. He continues to consult on cold-case investigations while serving as a Senior Fellow at the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. He is also an adjunct professor of apologetics at Talbot School of Theology (Biola University) and Southern Evangelical Seminary, and a faculty member at Summit Ministries. J. Warner became a Christ-follower at the age of thirty-five after investigating the claims of the New Testament gospels using his skill set as a detective. He eventually earned a Master’s Degree in Theological Studies from Gateway Seminary. Det. Wallace is leading the Time of Guided Prayer on Wednesday, February 24 at 10:30am EST.

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Week 5 | February 17: Dr. Bill Brown

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Dr. Bill Brown

Senior Fellow of Worldview and Culture | The Colson Center for Christian Worldview

Dr. Bill Brown is Senior Fellow of Worldview and Culture and Dean of the Colson Fellows. Prior to joining the Colson Center, Bill was President of Cedarville University and Bryan College. He also serves as the Senior Executive of WorldAPP, an international technology firm with offices in Kiev, London and Boston. As President of Radical Leadership (and his popular web log, Radical Life www.williamebrown.org) he carries a heavy schedule speaking for conferences, universities, churches, and schools. He mentors and consults with leaders in ministry and business and assists colleges, schools and organizations in being more effective and employee-centered. Dr. Brown has a passion for discussing worldviews, and an incredible heart for students. These two passions have aligned to create the re:View worldview study, focused on teaching students how to discern and engage culture by first knowing truth. Dr. Brown is leading the Time of Guided Prayer on Wednesday, February 17 at 10:30am EST.

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Week 4 | February 10: Sarah Stonestreet & Erin Kunkle

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Sarah Stonestreet & Erin Kunkle

Co-Hosts of The Strong Women Podcast

Sarah Stonestreet and Erin Kunkle are the co-hosts of the Strong Women podcast. They are two friends who are calling attention to the Biblical foundation of being a strong woman. Their new podcast is the latest example of their on-going endeavor to redeem the way culture views and celebrates women.

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Week 3 | February 3: Trevin Wax

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Trevin Wax

Author | Bible and Reference Publisher - LifeWay Christian Resources

Trevin K. Wax is the Bible and Reference Publisher for LifeWay Christian Resources. A former missionary to Romania, Trevin hosts a blog at The Gospel Coalition and regularly contributes to the Washington Post, Religion News Service, World and Christianity Today, which named him one of 33 millennials shaping the next generation of evangelicals. His books include Eschatological Discipleship, This Is Our Time, and Gospel-Centered Teaching among other published works. He and his wife, Corina, have three Children.

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Week 2 | January 27: Sean McDowell

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Sean McDowell

Author | Associate Professor of Apologetics - Biola University

Dr. Sean McDowell is a gifted communicator with a passion for equipping the church, and in particular young people, to make the case for the Christian faith. In addition to his role as Associate Professor in the Christian Apologetics program at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, Sean travels throughout the United States and abroad, speaking at camps, churches, schools, universities, and conferences. Sean is the co-host for the Think Biblically podcast, which is one of the most popular podcasts on faith and cultural engagement. He has written, co-written, or edited more than twenty books and has a leading apologetics blogs at seanmcdowell.org. In April 2000, Sean married his high school sweetheart, Stephanie. They have three children and live in San Juan Capistrano, California.

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Week 1 | January 20: John Stonestreet

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John Stonestreet

BreakPoint Radio & Podcast Host
President of The Colson Center for Christian Worldview

John Stonestreet serves as president of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. He’s a sought-after author and speaker on areas of faith and culture, theology, worldview, education and apologetics. John is the daily voice of BreakPoint, the nationally syndicated commentary on  the culture founded by the late Chuck Colson. He is also the voice of the Point, a daily one-minute feature on worldview, apologetics and cultural issues.