Gratitude: UR Doing it Wrong

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Sometimes you guys tell me that I’m being too self deprecating when I say that I’m spiritually inept. Behold: I can’t even figure out how to be grateful. The theme in my prayer life over the past few weeks has been gratitude. Over and over again I kept feeling prompted to work on cultivating an… [Continue Reading]

BE DONE (Our Father, Word by Word)

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Our Father who art in Heaven, Hallowed Be Thy Name. Thy Kingdom Come, Thy Will Be Done . On Sunday we heard Jesus speak the words, “My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me; yet, not as I will, but as you will.” Thy will be done, he says. And then… [Continue Reading]

Trust School

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I’m reading the astoundingly good bo God’s Smuggler, which is the memoir of a Dutch Protestant missionary who smuggled Bibles behind the Iron Curtain during the Cold War. At its core, the bo is all about trusting God. On almost every page there is some example of how God comes through when we place 100%… [Continue Reading]