But wait, it gets better! This preacher — who is fighting joyfully, deeply, faithfully fighting cancer — shared five ways God answers prayer. Luis Palau was talking to Canadian pastor and bestselling author Carey Nieuwhof on this episode of Carey’s leadership podcast: Luis Palau on His Friendship With Billy Graham, How Evangelism Has Changed, and How to Be More Alive At Age 84 Than Most 24 Year Olds.
These aren’t your typical prayers for healing after surgery because: 1) They’re inspired by Jesus’ temptation in the desert (Jesus wasn’t praying for healing from shoulder surgery — but I sure am! And I’m slowly walking through Matthew, so my tips for healing prayers are woven into the tempter’s attempts to destroy Jesus Christ); and […]
You try to pray to God but you get distracted, your mind wanders, and you lose focus on your prayers. Welcome to the club! Sometimes I wonder if Jesus himself had to learn how to stay focused when he was praying. He was fully man, after all, and experienced life as we do. If Jesus […]
Imagine meeting God face-to-face at the end of your life. After you get up off the floor and gather your wits, you may have a gazillion questions about Him, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit. What if God has a few questions for you, too? “Why did you run away from me?” Jesus might ask. “I […]
Following Jesus is richer — and more alive! — when you sense God’s presence through the Holy Spirit. But how do you talk to the Holy Spirit? What do you say or do in response to His still small voice? How do you know if you’re actually communicating with the Holy Spirit, or if it’s […]