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Love Everybody, Always

Love Everybody, Always

Love Everybody, Always “Love one another.” What is simple often isn’t easy; what is easy often doesn’t last. It was a lawyer like me who tried to set up Jesus. This lawyer asked Jesus what the greatest commandment was. I think he was looking for a plan, but Jesus told him about his purpose instead.

What Do You Want?

What Do You Want?

Trade what is simply available for what will truly last. When I was in junior high school, I went with my parents to Hawaii. I was immediately smitten. Blue skies, crystal-clear water, white sand beaches, chocolate-covered macadamia nuts, and shaved ice with rainbow-colored syrup. My ambition at thirteen years old was to someday get a

What Will You Do With Your One Extraordinary Life?

I have been teaching as an adjunct professor at Pepperdine Law School for more than a decade. It’s a place filled with bright, ambitious law students, many of whom have had a lot of life break in their direction. I also teach a class at San Quentin State Prison. My class there is filled with

Get Ready to Dream Big

  There is a path to discover and release your most beautiful and lasting ambitions into the world. ~ Bob Goff WELCOME Once upon a time, as kids or young adults, we had big dreams. Now life has become a maze of responsibilities, obligations, expectations, and assumptions about who we are and what we must

There’s a Lot to Be Concerned About. There’s More to Be Hopeful For.

Jesus said, “My Kingdom is not of this world. If it were, My servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jewish leaders. But now my kingdom is from another place.”  — John 18:36 I don’t watch a lot of TV. I think the real world is way more interesting. But because I have

When We Love People We Disagree With, It Turns Our Faith Into a Living Biography

Everyone who hears these words of Mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. — Matthew 7:24 In one of Jesus’ most popular sermons, He told people how to become love. He told them to be humble. He urged them to turn the other cheek

Vulnerability: Do a Cannonball with Your Life. It’s Okay to Get a Little Wet.

When [Jesus] had finished speaking, He said to Simon, “Put out into deep water, and let down the nets for a catch.” — Luke 5:4 When we play Monopoly at my house, everyone races to land on Boardwalk first. If you’ve played the game, you know Boardwalk is the most valuable property on the board.

If Love Isn’t the Defining Characteristic of Our Faith

Every Time We See People as Ordinary, We Turn the Wine Back into Water

What Jesus did here in Cana of Galilee was the first of the signs through which He revealed His glory; and His disciples believed in Him. — John 2:11 I’ve never met a new parent who isn’t positive their baby is the cutest on planet earth. Even the so-so ones in their minds could rival

Quit Waiting for a Plan; Just Go Love Everybody

  Editor’s Note: Bob Goff’s first two books,Love Does and Everybody, Always, became runaway bestsellers thanks to their unique combination of entertaining, witty storytelling, and challenging, surprising perspectives. Now Bob has created his first devotional, Live in Grace, Walk in Love: A 365-Day Journey. It’s a full year’s worth of meditations on how we can step out

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