Monthly Archives: May 2018

Should God’s People be Tribal?

Words come and go. By that I mean that the times we live in can create words, the technology, the culture, the politics of the time. Today, America is going through a time when people line up against each other, … Continue reading

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God in the Dirt…

  It’s that time of the year. The days are longer, the temperatures are warmer and the dirt has a rich aromatic smell. I find myself drawn outside, wanting to make things grow in the yard. I want to make … Continue reading

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Imago Dei…

As we get closer to finishing the discussion of Mark Labberton’s The Dangerous Act of Loving Your Neighbor, Pastor Labberton begins to call us to imagine what God sees when He looks at us. Maybe this is the beginning of … Continue reading

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When Suffering Comes…

  No one wants to suffer… Yet suffering comes… Life is going along, you are busy working, feeling ok about yourself, pursing your goals in life, maintaining relationships with friends and family and suddenly loss and pain enter your life. … Continue reading

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Confronting

December 31, 2017… I have blogged on The Dangerous Act of Loving Your Neighbor since then. That’s not that unusual. If a book has good content, it is easy to put my own personal “spin” on what the author writes … Continue reading

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Transforming Grace…

“Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly father is perfect” [Matthew 5:48]. Talk about pressure. That’s pressure. I am going to make some “blanket statements” regarding Matthew 5:48. These kinds of statements always get me in trouble. Notable exceptions to my … Continue reading

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Waiting…

I moved to where I now live twenty-two years ago. It was a big jump. I moved from what I would call a more urban postage stamp yard to two acres in a more rural setting. In my postage stamp … Continue reading

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