Monthly Archives: July 2011

Lay Down Your Strength: a fragment


Even the strength we think we have comes from our need to compare ourselves to others. We may be correct in thinking we’re much more gifted in a certain area or areas in comparison to others. But what is that … Continue reading

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Loving and Growing Your Children


We’re continuing our Wednesday explorations of  bringing Jesus further into our deepest relationships, and this week we focus on our relationships with our children. For some of us, these might be the deepest relationships we have. But unlike our relationships … Continue reading

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Rumors of Glory


Darren Whitehead and Jon Tyson imagine a church that lives up to the teachings of its Lord and Savior, and invite us to dream along—and then do something about it. Darren Whitehead and Jon Tyson. Rumors of God: Experience the … Continue reading

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The Neverending Story


What’s your favorite story, and how does it end? (Here’s mine –> . For the record, I didn’t know the ending when I started reading it, let alone that I would find myself in the same place as Raskolnikov only … Continue reading

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Lay Down What’s Done, Part 1


Getting this one out to you a little early, as we’re leaving sun-up tomorrow morning to visit our daughter and son-in-law. Which, in a way, connects with this latest entry…. Our first several Friday entries have been about you receiving … Continue reading

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Books Can Be “Well Done,” Too


And no, I’m not talking about “well done books” in the burning sense…. but rather “well done” in the “parable of the stewards” sense of Matthew 25, because that’s where this book takes its cue from. Dwayne Moore. Heaven’s Praise: … Continue reading

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Who’s the most important person in your life?


Who’d you come up with? And don’t spiritualize/cop out on this question and say “Jeee-sus.” I’m talking about the most important person on this earth to you. Now, why is he or she the most important person to you? And … Continue reading

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