The Prayer by William-Adolphe Bouguereau

Is It Possible to Pray without Doubting?

Great-grandmother Fannie Lee, on my dad’s side, died in 1968. I was nine. She died long before positive thinking became popular in the late 1990’s and five years after Joel Osteen was born. She was “laid out for viewing” in someone’s parlor. I was mesmerized…

Theology and Cooling Love

My former pastor, Carey Olson, in conclusion to a week focused on missions, preached a sermon titled, The Gospel of the Kingdom, from Matthew 24:1-14. In v.3 of this passage, the disciples asked, …  what will be the sign of your coming and of the close of…