Dreamer or Pragmatist, Part III

I've been thinking a lot lately about prayer, the bringing to God of our deep desires. You've got to be willing to hold them loose and let them go. I suspect Dietrich Bonhoeffer would give an earful to anyone who claims God is in the wish-fulfillment business. A Christian life is the life of the…

Dreamer or pragmatist? Part I

I have been thinking a lot lately about desire, the deeply rooted longings that define our unique identities. John Eldredge writes, "We are desire. It is the essence of the human soul, the secret of our existence. Absolutely nothing of human greatness is ever accomplished without it. Not a symphony has been written, a mountain…