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Prayer

Playing catch with God

Would you like to make the most of your time in prayer? Are you looking for ways to communicate with God that are thoughtful…

Prayer

Prayers and answers

“Lord, help.” “God, please . . .” “How long, Lord?” “Make it clear, Jesus. No, even clearer . . .” I don’t know if…

Prayer

Silence

I pray. I pray and I pray. Silence.   I yell. I yell and I yell. Silence louder still.   My daughter once told…

Prayer

Ask for more

If someone offered you a blank check, how much would you ask for? I suppose the answer would depend on the person who owned…

Prayer

The eternal value of prayer

Years ago I heard about a small church in Texas. Forty of its members fought in WWII. With the men of the congregation gone,…

Prayer

What it feels like to wrestle with God

“What do you want, Lord?” I whisper this prayer first thing in the morning. Then before the sun rises, I go to church. I…

Prayer

Don’t let God rest

So there I was, wide awake at 3:57 a.m. (Thanks a lot, time change.) I quietly got out of bed, went to the main…

Friends & Family

Sins of the sons

I know about pain that doesn’t go away. I wrote a book about it. I’m writing about it again, but not because of my…

Life’s Challenges

You must not love God enough

This week I’ve heard some pretty sad stories from Christians. They shared with me that they are going through hard times (or have in…