Prayer for January 27, 2022

Prayer for January 27, 2022: Please pray with me. God of love, you come to a world that is literally insane. Yet you love anyway. We find so many other things to follow besides you, making excuses for why we can’t follow your way of love. Yet you love...
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I don’t like feeling this way

If you are like most people, you are probably silently suffering. I figured that the case anyway. I don’t think the suffering is uncommon. In fact I think it the norm for most people. The suffering can be caused by a variety of things, and usually multiple things all...
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Prayer for January 25, 2022

Prayer for January 25, 2022: Please pray with me. God who speaks to us, you come in a variety of ways. Do we listen? Do we listen even when your words are inconvenient? We much prefer to listen when we can see how you match up with our arguments...
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Inconvenient Scriptures

Jubilee is a biblical idea. It’s the 50 year radical redistribution/restoration. It’s the time when debts are cancelled, land is returned to owners, indentured servants are set free, foreigners are welcomed, and more. You can find the full details in Leviticus 25. Funny how I never hear those who...
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Prayer for January 21, 2022

Prayer for January 21, 2022: Please pray with me. God who continues to speak to us – are we listening? Sometimes I wonder. Or worse, do we listen and purposefully do the opposite of what you are saying. Woe to us if that is the case. Woe to us...
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What would God’s word sound like…

I wonder what God’s word would sound like if God spoke through a prophet, or evangelist, or apostle to America today. Would it sound like Isaiah 30:8-14 – Go now, write it before them on a tablet,   and inscribe it in a book,so that it may be for the time to come   as...
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Prayer for January 20, 2022

Prayer for January 20, 2022: Please pray with me. God of vision, you bless your people with incredible gifts. Your vision is immense. It is so very attractive. Yet so many are afraid of your vision. They turn away from it – thinking that it is too good to...
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It takes great effort…

Here’s a truth that I’ve discovered for myself. It takes multiple amounts of effort to produce just a fraction of the results when what you are trying to do is move towards a vision, towards justice, towards a public good, and towards cultivating a healthy culture. On the flip...
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