I Don’t Like Urgent Things

I don’t like urgent things.  I like it when everything fits into my schedule and stays quiet and out of the way until I want to focus on it (which means never!).  The brakes on my car annoyed me a couple of weeks ago–they became urgent.  I thought that squeaking noise was simply some stubborn […]

What Would Your Last Prayer Be?

Are you following Jesus today? I mean really following? A thought occurred to me that might help answer that question. John 17 is Jesus’ last major time of prayer before his death.  “Father, the hour has come… I am coming to you now..” are words that almost sound like a debriefing before the final stretch.  […]