When You Pray But Nothing Changes

“What do you feel like it would take to be healed? Is the Lord putting anything specific on your heart about it?” Our pastor has been calling regularly to check on me and pray with me. “We have all prayed and prayed for healing. That should be enough…” I couldn’t help but cry. My Shepherd [...]

Empowered: What’s In It For Me?

Jesus invited the disciples to go for a boat ride that turned into a desperate fight to survive a powerful storm and, in the midst of it all, the guys had a life-changing encounter with the God of the universe. This past Sunday I had the honor of digging into Luke 8:22-25 with our church [...]

My Bleeding, Tormented & Decaying Heroes

The most important rule, the rule you can never forget, no matter how much he cries, no matter how much he begs, never feed him after midnight. I didn't see Gremlins when it first came out. I didn't like scary movies.  But being a pre-teen in the early 80s meant I couldn't avoid hearing all [...]