The “Brave New World” of the 21st Century requires a “Brave New Discipleship” strategy.

My Three Most Helpful Passages for Coping With Trials: Part 2

Posted on: August 30, 2016

WE CAN TAKE NOTHING WITH US, BUT WE CAN SEND IT AHEAD While we might not be able to say that we have suffered more than most other people, many of us would readily admit that we have suffered more than we expected to when we were young. We typically start out in life with…

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My Three Most Helpful Passages for Coping With Trials: Part 1

Posted on: August 23, 2016

THE ROAD TO TRANSFORMATION ALWAYS GOES THROUGH THE TUNNEL OF TRIALS One New Year’s Day, I was watching college football games with another family, including an alum of one of the teams playing. His daughter was looking forward to attending the school that fall. Her team was getting clobbered. As the game closed out and…

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Is Journaling for You?

Posted on: August 16, 2016

PURPOSELY-INTERMITTENT JOURNALING MIGHT BE THE KEY! The palest ink, it is said, is more reliable than the strongest memory. I suspect that is true, but I would have to speculate on that, because my memory would never qualify as “the strongest memory.” So, it is even truer with a memory like mine, which is capable…

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What Does God Get Out of Your Life?

Posted on: August 09, 2016

GOD GETS THE SAME THING OUT OF YOUR LIFE THAT YOU DO Dallas Willard was fond of saying, “The thing God gets out of your life is the person you become. And, the thing you get out of your life is the person you become.” This seems right to me. Scriptures talks a great deal…

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