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The Power of Praying In Jesus’ Name, Amen

The Power of Praying In Jesus’ Name, Amen

IT troubles you, fatigues you, shames you. IT is the disease you can’t heal, the job you can’t stomach, the marriage you can’t fix, the rage you can’t tame. IT hurts. IT looms over life. Two towering letters, tall and defiant. IT! They march like Frankenstein’s monster. Each step a thud. Each thud an earthquake.

Why are We Lonely, and What Can be Done About It?

Novelist Thomas Wolfe said that the central and inevitable fact of human existence is loneliness. Whether we are introverts or extroverts, married or single, standing on the stage or sitting in the cheap seats, preaching sermons or listening to love songs, we all share the struggle to connect. But why is loneliness a thing? According

Jesus: The Only One and Only

…He gave His one and only Son… Two of our three daughters were born in the South Zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We lived in the North Zone, separated from our doctor’s office and hospital by a tunnel-pierced mountain range. During Denalyn’s many months of pregnancy, we made the drive often. We didn’t complain.

Lord, You Are Good

As I boarded a plane last week, the pilot called my name. He was standing in the cockpit entrance, greeting passengers. “Well, hello, Max.” I looked up. It was my friend Joe. My old friend. He is the Methuselah of the airways. He’s been flying forever. He flew transports in Vietnam and has logged a

Created to Become Like Christ

You were created to become like Christ. From the very beginning, God’s plan has been to make you like His Son, Jesus. This is your destiny and the third purpose of your life. God announced this intention at Creation: Then God said, ‘Let Us make human beings in Our image and likeness’. – Genesis 1:26 In all of

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