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HOPE

Some of God’s greatest wonders await us when we allow ourselves to hope. [Tweet this]

Spend ten minutes today creating a list of things you’d like to see God do in your life and the lives of those around you. Write down things you’d do, places you’d visit, and situations you’d encounter if anything were possible. Continue Reading...

Expect the Unexpected: Discovering the Wonder of God in Your Workplace

A few months ago, I lost my driver’s license. The replacement required me to go to the DMV. Now DMV’s are often some of the most lifeless places marked by long lines of people (like myself) who feel wildly inconvenienced by having to take a number and wait for hours to receive a government issued ID. My trip to the DMV was no exception.

Grey walls. Crowded waiting room. Stale air.

I took a ticket, number 162, and winced. The flashing red light read 76. I settled onto one of the plastic, hardback chairs.

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Jonathan Merritt of Religion News Service asked my opinion of Christianity Today’s article “Rob Bell’s ‘Ginormous’ Mirror” by Mark Galli. In which, Galli uses Rob Bell’s new book What We Talk About When We Talk About God and Wonderstruck to point out shift in the evangelical world.

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Are you Spiritually Asleep? (Plus What in the World is Wonderstruck Wednesday?)

As Wonderstruck hit the shelves, we invited you to join us as we spent 21 days praying for wonder and living wide awake to the way God chose to respond. The 21 Days of Wonder left people awestruck by how God reveals himself—God is truly busting at the seams to display his power, love, and might in our lives. [Tweet this]

Each Wednesday, we’re challenging you to find the wonder in your life— those moments of spiritual awakening that spark our curiosity to know God more. [Tweet this] We’re praying that each week you cup your hands in prayer and scrunch your face against the vault of heaven in childlike expectation. As you pray for wonder, may you be wonderstruck.

But if I’m honest with you, despite the breathtaking and transformative moments of God that I’ve experienced, all too often I live in a spiritual deep sleep, missing the moment. Continue Reading...

What Does it Mean to #LIVEWONDERSTRUCK?

You may have noticed that when tweeting or instagramming about Wonderstruck, I don’t use the hashtag #Wonderstruck. Turns out a little known country star by the name of Taylor Swift has a perfume named Wonderstruck.

The teeny-boppers have hijacked #Wonderstruck.

So you’ll see that on the bottom of each page in Wonderstruck (the book, not the perfume) and on Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest we use the hashtag #LIVEWONDERSTRUCK.

I actually like it better. Continue Reading...