This is What Love Does – Part 1

At the end of this month I’m headed to Chicago for the Storyline Conference with Donald Miller, Bob Goff, Shauna Niequist and Glennon Melton. – writers I talk about a lot around here.

I attended the first ever Love Does Conference about 18 months ago in Seattle. I wrote about it and how Bob Goff regularly changes my life. Thought it was worth a reblog. Happy Saturday.

Going to the Sea

This is the first in a series about the 2013 Love Does Stuff Conference, hosted by NYT bestselling author, justice seeker and Jesus lover Bob Goff.

Photo Credit: Lisa Long Photo Credit: Lisa Long

On my flight home from Seattle yesterday, I imagined what it will be like when Bob Goff meets Jesus Christ in person.

Of course, I hope that doesn’t happen for another 50 years or so, because I need Bob in this world teaching me how to love people like Jesus did. He’s better at it than anyone I know.

Bob is a living, breathing disciple of Christ, a first-century apostle on a stage with balloons, hollering about fireworks and felons and child soldiers in Uganda, exhorting us to expand our territory and L-O-V-E  people so extravagantly that the world thinks we’re nuts.

Because that’s what Bob does. That’s what love does.

But when he’s done here and we are all…

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