Monthly Archives: January 2018

Consumption Kills Contentment

I’ve been reading through an interesting set of books. During my personal time of reading the bible, I’ve been reading Paul the Apostle’s “prison letters” Ephesians, Philippians and Colossians. These were letters that Paul wrote while he was under chained … Continue reading

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Double Down On The Life You Have

This weekend I stumbled on a short interview with the author of a very personal memoir. Kate Bowler is a Duke University professor who happens to be a Christian and who recently wrote a book entitled¬†Everything Happens for a Reason: … Continue reading

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Growing Up Isn’t For Sissies

Just the other day I had a great, very honest, text conversation that led to an ever richer phone conversation. I was talking with one of the great, passionate, and godly individuals who has left Faith Community Church in recent … Continue reading

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The #MeToo Moment

I haven’t really known what to do or say about the array of sexual harassment stories that have come out of the #MeToo movement. However, when I read the story last week about Pastor Andy Savage receiving a standing ovation … Continue reading

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Dangerous Average People

On Monday our nation took the time to appropriately celebrate the birth of Martin Luther King Jr. and remember the sacrifices he made in order to speak truth to power, and confront racism and injustice in America. One of his … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Know That

“I didn’t know that!” is not usually the best words to fly out of the mouth of a leader. A leader is supposed to know what’s going in the organization she or he leads. If you lead, its assumed that … Continue reading

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Slow Mission

Billy Graham spent a lot of the last half of the 20th century coming to a town near you, setting up shop at a large venue, attracting a crowd, and then presenting the simple and transformative message of the Gospel. … Continue reading

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