From the December, 2005 issue of Touchstone
Interrogatory Prayer by Bill Gnade

Interrogatory Prayer

Bill Gnade on the Questions We Don’t Ask

It’s the sort of thing you learn in first grade: that funny little looping squiggle with a dot; the cobra coming out of the basket; the melting, dripping candy cane. It’s exactly that sort of thing. But it is not generally the sort of thing that changes the lives of grown men.

Yet when I sat at the corner table of Santos-Dumont, a quaint old schoolhouse turned café hidden on the edge of a southern New Hampshire town, I wasn’t thinking about grade school. I was thinking about discipline in the Christian life; whether it was necessary, and whether I had any.

A Sedate Lesson

With me were Dar . . .


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