What Is Your Biggest, Craziest God-Dream?

What would we do if the sky was the limit? If each of us had unlimited resources - money, time, energy - at our disposal, what would we do here for God? [Click title to read more.]

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How To Improve Your Intercessory Prayer Life

Too often, intercessory prayer becomes a task I do: a dropping-off of names and incidents into God's great skybox. As a result, intercessory prayer at times becomes rote and exists at odds with the intimate, reflective rest of my spiritual life. This is my advice on how to remedy that. [Click title to read more.]

Brutal Faith

Faith is not the belief that one day God will validate and explain everything that has ever happened to us. Faith is trusting that God is who He says He is, and that He knows what He is doing, and that He acts toward us in love. That's it. That's all. [Click title to read more.]

You Don’t Need All The Answers

God speaks and can speak through specific signs and symbols, and even through random-selection Bible verses. What interests me is that Christians can be tempted to rely on those things in an effort to dispel uncertainty and mystery from our lives. [Click title to read more.]

Yes, The Parable of the Prodigal Son Is Unfair and Uncomfortable.

I'd like to be honest and say that if the parable of the prodigal son doesn't sometimes irritate you just a little, you might be missing another truth inside it. [Click title to read more.]