God Running

“If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it.”

“Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask anything in my name, I will do it.” John 14:13-14 That Snarky Guy At Work

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 12: Go Deep Like Jesus–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). Last Saturday we posted Chapter 11: Guard Your Heart Like Jesus. Love Like Jesus is due to be published in January… Read More

Voices From The Sky

Jesus said, “Father glorify your name.” Then a voice came from heaven: “I have glorified it, and I will glorify it again.” The crowd that stood there and heard it said that it had thundered. Others said, “An… Read More

A Man I Know Who Prays Without Ceasing

I have this friend who stocks shelves for a big box store. We were in his truck talking about praying before making big decisions and he commented that, sometimes, while he’s putting up merchandise at work, he prays… Read More

Things I Heard In Church: “What in the world is going on here?”

Speaking of Jesus’ first miracle, changing the water into wine at the wedding in Cana, Dave Teixeira said:

Prayer and Church (And What An Agnostic, Progressive, Single, Childless Sociologist’s Book Says About Them)

What An Agnostic, Progressive, Single, Childless Sociologist’s Book Says About Prayer And Church I just read an article in Christianity Today about what an agnostic, progressive, single, and childless sociologist’s book says about prayer and church. Here’s a summary:… Read More

Why Didn’t God Heal Me?

So last post we saw my friend Mike’s miracle: how he had a heart attack but was healed. It really was remarkable the way things turned out. But when you read that post, you may have said in your… Read More

My Friend Mike’s Miracle

Last post we talked about one reason God was so responsive to Jesus’ prayers was because he loved God so much. And because he loved God so much, Jesus was always seeking to give Him glory. If you’re interested… Read More

The One Thing You Can Do To Give Life To Your Prayers

The one thing you can do is at the end of this post. It’s worth it, I promise. If you do it, it will change your life. Taunts From An Atheist About Praying In Jesus’ Name I have this… Read More

Why Did Lazarus Have To Die? (And why do I have to suffer?)

Why Did Lazarus Have To Die? I’ve been reading Eric Metaxas’s Miracles again and there’s a section where he addresses the miracle of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead. And Metaxas really made me think. Why did Lazarus have to die… Read More

Malcolm Gladwell’s Secret To Math (and what that has to do with the secret to prayer)

Gladwell’s Secret To Math My family and I were recently discussing what makes people good at math. My son Nathaniel, who’s in his early thirties, brought up something he read in Malcolm Gladwell’s book Outliers. Gladwell talks about a… Read More

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