Author Archives: Jessica Lopez

About Jessica Lopez

Come see me at the Shepherding All God's Creatures blog! https://shepherdingcreation.com/ Or on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ShepherdingCreation/ Or in our prayer group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/notonesparrowPrayer/?sw_fnr_id=1849779375

Prayer isn’t what you think it is, and neither is God (part 1)

I’m fasting and praying for miracles throughout Advent/Christmas, and sharing excerpts from the Shepherding All God’s Creatures prayer event. If you’d like to join, or need prayer, let me know and I’ll lift you up every day. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A glimpse … Continue reading

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Praying Effectively For The Animals – Part Three

We started our prayer event by looking at James 5:16b and discussing what is meant by a righteous person and effectual prayer. Now we’ll discuss our study of the other part of James 5:16: “Confess your sins to one another … Continue reading

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Praying Effectively For The Animals – Part Two

In the first blog post of this ‘praying effectively’ series – based on our corresponding prayer event – we discussed James 5:16 and what it means to be a righteous person. Now, let’s examine our prayers themselves. Based on the … Continue reading

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Praying Effectively For The Animals

We’d love to hear from you throughout this blog series as we discuss how to pray effectively for the animals! [1] Of course, we also strive to partner with God in speaking and working toward their liberation from suffering. But … Continue reading

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How Losing My Faith Helped Me Find (Real) Faith – Part Three and Conclusion

The second extreme view of faith, which is focused on works alone, often leads to legalism and self-reliance, with resulting self-righteousness. It can distract from the importance of what Jesus did on the cross, and from Him as the way, the truth, … Continue reading

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How Losing My Faith Helped Me Find (Real) Faith – Part Two

For those who have not read Part One The first extreme view of faith, which is focused on beliefs alone and is common in American evangelicalism, often leads to the perception that doubt is bad. One verse that has contributed to this … Continue reading

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How Losing My Faith Helped Me Find (Real) Faith – Part One

There are so many people who, as a result of this fallen world, don’t have loving family members.  Today in the U.S. it is Father’s Day, and some of you reading may be missing your dads, or depressed that you … Continue reading

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