“Why me?”

We’re in charge of requests, not results. Results are God’s department. I don’t think God’s waiting for us to wince enough when we pray or to use certain spiritual formulas (which tend to be more magical than spiritual). Donald Miller writes, “Formulas seem much better than God because formulas offer control; and God, well, He …

Not fair! (part two)

When I lived with Bob and Jean I noticed that they routinely pray for parking places – and pretty much everything else, from good deals on tomatoes at Safeway to revival in America. As for revival, since there are other people interceding for that, if it does break out somewhere, we’d have to give partial …

THE SPIRIT

In a previous chapter we talked about a set of gifts which we’re calling, “The Motivational Gifts,” listed in Romans 12. It seems that these gifts are ones that are sort of “possessed” by members of the Body of Christ. Paul indicates this by his language in describing them, “If a man’s gift is… If …