Category Archives: Life

Not simply an inspiring idea

The wild, unrestricted love of God is not simply an inspiring idea. When it imposes itself on mind and heart with the stark reality of ontological truth, it determines why and at what time you get up in the morning, … Continue reading

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“The Burning Heart” by R.F. Capon

“Why do we marry, why take friends and lovers, why give ourselves to music, painting, chemistry, or cooking? Out of simple delight in the resident goodness of creation, of course; but out of more than that, too. Half of earth’s … Continue reading

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The One Attribute You Need If You Want To Move Overseas

Yesterday, I had a conference call with our head office in the United States. They asked me, “When we talk with potential co-workers, what kind of background are you looking for? Do you want people who’ve lived overseas, done similar … Continue reading

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Waiting for Something Perfect

A few days ago we started celebrating Advent. My family did this every year when I was growing up; complete with candles and hymns & weekly themes. It’s a tradition I love. We do it a little more casually in … Continue reading

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Ben Kyle – Thank You

Thank you for the way you make the flowers grow Up through the cracks of my fractured soul Thank you for the way the way the healing waters flow Thank you from my heart and my soul

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The Gift of Honest Psalms for Our Broken Lives

[something I originally wrote for my friend Mike Leake‘s site] Zack Eswine’s Sensing Jesus has been a blessing to me in a strange way. Although geared toward pastors (which I am not), Eswine’s story and pastoral kindness are exactly the … Continue reading

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“I listened to what that swoosh said!”

Look at what that swoosh did See it consumed my thoughts  

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