These authors have both kept a light in the window for the return of prodigal children. But they did not wait passively, helplessly wringing their hands, paralyzed by fear and despair. Instead, they battle for their children in prayer and trusting that, ultimately, almighty God would intervene, returning the prodigals to their parents’ arms. The enemy uses many worldly temptations to lure our young people away from their Christian valves and upbringing. Praying Prodigals Home reminds us that for those of faith, victory is always within our grasp and that our loved ones are eternally dear to His heart.
Last month, several volunteers from OWLAD were privileged to go to our local youth detention center. We had been the month before and because another group could not go in October, we were offered the chance again. Continue reading “A Visit to the Youth Detention Center”
Seven years ago God called me into ministry to prodigals and their families with the passage in Isaiah 42: 6-7, “I, the LORD have called you in righteousness, and will hold your hand; I will keep you and give you as a covenant to the people, as a light to the Gentiles [Prodigals], to open blind eyes, to bring out prisoners from prison, those who sit in darkness from the prison house.” Continue reading “Face to Face with the Enemy”