Tag Archives | prayer

What’s Inside Comes Out

I experienced an isolated instance at ICRS that highlighted the bleakness of the biz. I won’t go into detail, but what I came away with was this thought: I wonder who is writing these books. On the flip side (before I make my argument), I want to say I’ve met the most amazing people who […]

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Pray for London

I’m awash in BBC news right now, full of terrorist attacks and bloodied, bewildered Londoners. And I’m moved to pray, as I’m sure you are. As you are, would you say a quick prayer for me . . . for traveling mercies. I fly through London Heathrow tomorrow. Thanks.

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Lei Wah Wanna Be

Something struck me today. We had the President of Christian Associates, Linus Morris, visit for the day. He came to encourage our church planting team here in Southern France. We spent the morning debriefing about our first year here, went out to lunch in Valbonne, and then spent the remaining afternoon thinking about the future, […]

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Missing David Crowder

The Lord’s been speaking to me about worship again. Our stereo hisses and blows weird air noises. It’s about ten years old, so I shouldn’t complain. The result is that my home isn’t filled with music anymore (other than sweet French songs my children sing or really nice recorder music from the mouths of Aidan […]

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You are in my Pencil Box

When I spoke to her today, I didn’t expect her words. “Remember when you gave me your prayer card?” Maria asked. I nodded. Patrick and I met Uve and Maria on our first family trek to France. They had opened their home and their pool to us and had one of those unforgettable parties. Their […]

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Good Friday

Today a dear friend wrote these words in a cyberprayer: “We love you imperfectly, Lord, but we do long to be approved by You. Thank You for this Good Friday, a day during which we remember that You came to earth and were spit on, but You loved us still. Help us never to get […]

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I love justice. I don’t love nits.

We were singing “Did you feel the mountains tremble” the other night. The whole family was worshipping around the television–something weird and new for us in France. Our church back in Dallas sent us DVDs of services we’ve missed, so we were worshipping along with our friends, months and miles apart. Until we plant a […]

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