expectations

Dead guys don’t always stay dead. And chronic illness doesn’t always remain chronic, either. In a recent post, I’m Healed! This SO Needs to Go Out on Facebook,  Jesus touched a man in a coffin and brought him back from the dead. I prayed for a miracle like that.  I needed new life. For thirteen years, I […]

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In last week’s blog post, Jesus healed a dead man in Nain (right out of the coffin!) with a simple prayer of faith. I mentioned that the Lord healed me of fibromyalgia two years ago. My friend Tony Otten asked in a comment how I was healed from fibromyalgia. Here’s my story. In 1988,  was in […]

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As you pray for your miracle today, are you expecting GREAT THINGS from Jesus? Flip open the Word to Luke 7:11-17 and listen in on what a dead guy has to say about believing for miracles. In the town of Nain, Jesus dropped in for Starbucks, ordered a Hazelnut decaf,  and overheard a conversation that […]

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My daughter-in-law, Jill, was in active labor for twenty-four hours. Then Saturday morning she was swept into surgery for a C-section. Soon she emerged from the room with a glorious trophy: her new baby. Pictured here are Jill, my son Ben, and their beautiful eight-pound three-ounce son, Logan. Jill had carried Logan for two long […]

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I push three-year-old Andy in a red Target shopping cart through the aisles of back-to-school sales bins one August morning. I let him pick out his favorite crayons, markers, and paints, and he drops them in the cart on top of construction paper and glue sticks. “Can we get Skittles, too?” he asks with big […]

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Last month, Tim and I stayed in a cabin on the beautiful McKenzie River for three days. What did I say not long after we got there? The staircase of this cabin is too steep. The only bathrooms are upstairs. And the gnats are dropping like, er, flies into the kitchen sink. And don’t get […]

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