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Prayer: Stay at Home

Prayer: Stay at Home

As Christians, we often feel the ungrounded restlessness of our ontological lightness even in our prayers. We find ourselves praying for God to “do” this, or for Him to help us “do” that. Our prayers seem to originate from somewhere near the surface of our skin rather than any deep place inside. We go away

Nothing Is Lost

Grab Hold with Both Hands That’s why I don’t think there’s any comparison between the present hard times and the coming good times. The created world itself can hardly wait for what’s coming next. Everything in creation is being more or less held back. God reins it in until both creation and all the creatures

Grabbing the Lifeline of Hope

We who have run for our very lives to God have every reason to grab the promised hope with both hands and never let go. It’s an unbreakable spiritual lifeline, reaching past all appearances right to the very presence of God… — Hebrews 6:18-19 The Message I am haunted by this passage. The promised hope.

Seeking Guidance from God

I’m trying to figure out whether or not we should go to Moab this year. And right now, it’s not really clear. For the past seven years a group of guys have made a sort of pilgrimage to the deserts of Moab, Utah. We go in late April or early May, about the time we

Father’s Day Gift Guide: 12 Inspirational Books and Bibles Dads Will Love

Thank you, God, for dads! Though we love our fathers every day, Father’s Day is a great time to go above and beyond. Now is the time to pick out some great new books and Bibles for dads that will be sure to offer motivation, spiritual guidance, and inspiration for their walk with the Lord! Here

Moving Mountains: Praying With Bold Authority

In Jesus’ Name Why do we pray, “in Jesus’ name”? The phrase gets tacked onto the end of many prayers, but I think it has about as much meaning to us as “amen.” Amen does not mean, “That’s it . . . I’m done now,” the little period at the end of my prayer. Amen (ah-mane) is an

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