Echo Mountain by Lauren Wolk, a review

Echo Mountain by Lauren Wolk, a review

Twelve-year-old Ellie finds her middle-class family thrust by the Great Depression into foraging for existence in the woods on Echo Mountain, far removed from their former lives in town. In this book published in 2020 and written by Lauren Wolk, Ellie finds she loves...

Asking God

If you’re like me most days, you don’t ask God for miracles.You don’t expect them, and they don’t happen. My arthritis flares up. I mutter and take an aspirin. A lymph node feels enlarged. I make a note to ask the doctor about it. I need to...

Miracles in the U.S.

I went to an amazing Global Awakening prayer conference at the end of February. I and others laid hands on a woman and prayed for her back, injured in an accident. She pitched forward suddenly from the waist and then straightened. She had felt the vertebrae in her...

Ask, seek, knock

It’s a funny thing about miracles. You need to ask for them. If you don’t, they don’t happen. If you do, maybe they happen, maybe they don’t. It’s all up to God, whose ways are higher than our ways and whose thoughts are higher than our...

Ask, seek, knock

It’s a funny thing about miracles. You need to ask for them. If you don’t, they don’t happen. If you do, maybe they happen, maybe they don’t. It’s all up to God, whose ways are higher than our ways and whose thoughts are higher than our...

Angel in photograph?

A youtube video from a CBS News report shows (after an ad) the story of a handicapped teen in North Carolina who got pneumonia. The girl had been on a ventilator for weeks, and doctors agreed she had no chance of recovery. Her parents reluctantly agreed to remove life...

Prayer healed my back

I suffer from a back that occasionally goes “out,” meaning I bend in some direction and things go sproing. One of my vertebrae gets pulled out of alignment, soft tissues are damaged, and the result is quite painful. With the help of a chiropractor it...

Sense of smell restored

This miracle happened to me about three years ago. Cynthia Harris, a former member of our church, came to talk to the church about healing prayer and her experience on a healing prayer expedition to remote India. She saw many healed of extraordinary issues: blindness,...

Jesus healing teens at Disney Land

Members of the youth group at Bethel Church in Redding, California (near the Oregon border) trekked downstate to Disney Land last year. Their purpose wasn’t fun, but to find other kids to pray for for healing. They captured their day on video. In it you’ll...