God Running

The Type Of Person Jesus Was Looking For (And the type of person you should look for too)

Read John 13:31-33. To His Little Children, He Said . . .

Like Me (or like Jesus)

. . . having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. John 13:1

Maybe The Most Undervalued Verse In The Bible (Or how to fail at guarding your heart)

(Read Proverbs chapter 4) “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” Proverbs 4:23 NIV How To Fail To Guard Your Heart The writer of Proverbs chapter four is sharing wisdom with his… Read More

When It’s Time To Die

(From the archives) It’s Time to Die In a previous post we saw how important it is not to die indiscriminately. It was a post for people who can’t say no, as you might gather from the title: How Not to… Read More

What Jesus Looks Like (In New Haven, Connecticut)

This is what Jesus looks like.   A group of churches in the New Haven area are collaborating to show Jesus’ love to the people of their city. Recently 1,000 volunteers contributed to 72 different service projects in… Read More

How I Fell Like A Shot Bird (After one of the best weeks of my life)

Just One Day Later… So just one day after writing about “…one of the best weeks of my life,” in terms of loving people the way Jesus commanded us to, I fell to the earth like a shot bird…. Read More

Love Like Jesus, “Don’t Say I Love You”

Why A Basketball Player Reminded Me Of Jesus Last week I was playing basketball. A group of us were there at the Cedar Hills Gym in Portland playing 3 on 2. That’s a little awkward, 3 on 2,… Read More

The Control Freak And Jesus

There’s This Thirty-Something There’s this thirty-something in my life who is always asking me these great questions about the Bible: provocative questions, hard questions, but very interesting questions. And it’s caused me to look at the Bible differently…. Read More

Love Like Jesus–Don’t Give ‘Til It Hurts (and what that has to do with your inner circle)

Loving and Giving Until It Hurts Carol is a single mother with a heart as big as the moon. She loves strays of all kinds: stray dogs, stray cats, stray iguanas (today she informed me there’s a local herpetological… Read More

2013’s Most Popular Posts on God Running

What a blessing it has been to write for our Father in 2013. I thank Him for the privilege, and I thank you for reading and for your support. I’m also excited about what’s coming in 2014, but… Read More

Love Like Jesus–Love the Unlovable

(One of our most popular posts–from the archives) When the teachers of the law who were Pharisees saw him eating with the sinners and tax collectors, they asked his disciples: “Why does he eat with tax collectors and sinners?”… Read More

A Time to Die

It’s Time to Die The last post was about how important it is not to die indiscriminately. In other words the last post was for people who can’t say no, as you might gather from the title: How Not to… Read More