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The Peace Prayer (a prayer for personal peace)

A friend asked me if I would be willing to write a prayer for us that we could say each morning to help us move to the peace end of the chart above. After praying about it …. Read More

Entitlement: The Most Entitled Person Ever Is . . .

So I want to start with the definition of entitlement. According to Psychology Today, Entitlement is an enduring personality trait, characterized by the belief that one deserves preferences and resources that others do not. Its effect on us… Read More

How To Live The Big Abundant Life Jesus Wants For You

If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples. As the Father… Read More

What Happens To Unfruitful Branches

If anyone does not abide in me he is thrown away like a branch and withers; and the branches are gathered, thrown into the fire, and burned. John 15:6 The Meaning Of Fire

Love Like Jesus–Pray Like Jesus: Chapter 19

Today’s post is from my new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus). Last Saturday we posted Chapter 18: Jesus And Anger. Love Like Jesus is due to be published in January of 2020. Trapped… Read More

Chapter 15: Love Like Jesus–Don’t Love Everyone The Same

Today’s post is from my new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus). Last Saturday we posted Chapter 14: Love Like Jesus–Give Like Jesus. Love Like Jesus is due to be published in January of… Read More

RIP Billy Graham

Chapter 2: Love The Unlovable — From the new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus)

Today’s post is from my new book Love Like Jesus: How Jesus Loved People (and how you can love like Jesus). It’s the second chapter from Part 2 — Words of Caution. Last Saturday we posted Part 1, Chapter… Read More

Things I Heard In Church: Thanksgiving (and the opposite of thanksgiving)

Read Philippians 2:12-16. Complaining About A Tesla One time, just for fun, I test drove a Tesla. I had it in autopilot mode on the U.S. 26 freeway in Portland, Oregon where I live. It was pretty amazing but… Read More

Deep Sorrow’s Fruit

“Now is my soul troubled. And what shall I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? But for this purpose I have come to this hour. Father, glorify your name.” John 12:27-28

My Friend Just Died, And This Is What His Daughter Wrote

My friend David Serry just died. This is what his daughter Amy wrote. My dad died last night. ********* This is going to be

The Most Valuable Thing On Earth

Over the years I’ve come to realize, the most valuable thing on earth among humankind is a love for Jesus.

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