Now that we’ve prayed a bit together and sang some Bon Jovi, I quickly want to pick a bone with Garth Brooks. For clarification, I’m 100% on board with having friends in low places. It seems those are the kind of relationships Jesus was pursuing, too. Those places are real places.
But the trouble is his song about prayer. You know it, right? The line says, “Some of God’s greatest gifts are unanswered prayers.”