Tag Archive: prayer

My thoughts are not your thoughts

What does a man do when his newborn is about to undergo delicate heart surgery and he’s helpless to ensure her survival? If he knows God he will likely pray and he may… Continue reading

I’ll give you $5 not to pray for me

CNN reported this week on a recent study intended to determine “The value of thoughts and prayers.” Citing the “heated debate in the US about the value of thoughts and prayers in the… Continue reading

Questions for non-Christians #10

I’m going to start right off with my next question for the non-Christian, and it’s simply this: Do you believe in miracles? It seems obvious to me that if God exists, he can… Continue reading

Why should I pray?

Nothing says, “God is a myth” like the practice of prayer. If God exists, and he’s perfectly good and loving and for whom nothing is impossible, why do we need to persuade him… Continue reading

Not exactly what I wanted

It’s been over a month now that my nephew has been in the hospital after suffering a traumatic brain injury. He’s been unconscious until just recently when he’s begun to show signs of… Continue reading

An insidiously influential worldview

One of the most troubling questions for a Christian, whether it takes shape in her own mind or is posed to her by another is, If God is real and cares about us,… Continue reading

Wireless communication of a different sort

I have an invisible friend. Some would say imaginary. That’s okay, I get that. It’s reasonable to withhold belief in something or someone you can’t see. Unless… Unless that something or someone has… Continue reading

Ask the Giver of life for this?

A California Planned Parenthood affiliate recently launched a “40 Days of Prayer” campaign which has raised some eyebrows among those who identify as pro-life, including mine. My brows went up and then they… Continue reading