The Surprising Gift of Obedience

The Surprising Gift of Obedience

Obedience doesn’t sound like very good news to the average American ear. It seems like giving someone else control over my life, infringing on my freedom. It sounds like a loss of authority or self-determination (which no one seems to be excited about). But Jesus is...
Prayer as Conversation

Prayer as Conversation

I’m always grateful for Dallas Willard’s insight that a relationship with God is interactive. We can think of prayer as conversation. Prayer is being with God. It involves listening and speaking. It is a dialogue. A little practice that sometimes helps me enter into...