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Pray Big: Filled Up with God

“And I pray that you . . . may have power . . . to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.” (Ephesians 3:17-19) The last line of Paul’s huge prayer for the Ephesians may be the biggest request, yet. To boil it […]

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Pray Big: Power to Grasp

“And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the saints, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ.” (Ephesians 3:17-18) The whole idea of these verses is profound and beautiful . . . and odd. Since when do you […]

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Pray Big: Heart Home

“. . . so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love . . .” (Ephesians 3:17) Yes, today’s verse is basically a couple of sentence fragments – but both fragments contain huge ideas to pray about. The first has to do with […]

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Pray Big: Ask for Power

“I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being.” (Ephesians 3:16) When my son was about five, he went through a phase where he was continually impressed by how powerful I was. He would try his hardest to pick up a heavy box […]

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Booth Bound 2014

[ October 23, 2014 to October 26, 2014. ] Booth Bound is a special weekend set aside for helping Salvation Army young people like you to ‘spy with your own eye’ what Booth University College and the city of Winnipeg is like AS WELL AS experience what it’s like to be a Booth student! You’ll get to attend classes, participate in a service learning [...]

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Pray Big: Kneel to the Father

“For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom his whole family in heaven and on earth derives its name.” (Ephesians 3:14-15) Most of the Christians I know, including me, have a prayer problem. Not only is prayer hard work and easy to skip, we’re often only half-convinced that it even matters. We believe […]

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Sad by Stubborn: Even in Pain

“My bones suffer mortal agony as my foes taunt me, saying to me all day long, ‘Where is your God?’ Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.” (Psalm 42:10-11) Have you ever been so […]

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Sad but Stubborn: Why?

“By day the LORD directs his love, at night his song is with me—a prayer to the God of my life. I say to God my Rock, ‘Why have you forgotten me? Why must I go about mourning, oppressed by the enemy?’ ” (Psalm 42:8-9) There’s something heartbreaking about these two verses together. The writer […]

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Sad but Stubborn: Don’t Wait

“My soul is downcast within me; therefore I will remember you from the land of the Jordan, the heights of Hermon—from Mount Mizar. Deep calls to deep in the roar of your waterfalls; all your waves and breakers have swept over me.” (Psalm 42:6-7) Those who have never faced a serious depression have trouble getting […]

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Sad but Stubborn: Talk to Your Soul

“Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.” (Psalm 42:5) Do you ever talk to yourself? I don’t mean muttering incoherently while you walk around downtown in your bathrobe. I mean really talking to your […]

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