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Stir It Up

It’s one of those verses in Scripture that, for me, spikes the awe-o-meter. But not because it’s reveals explicitly the glory of God, or describes directly the nature of His holy character, or chronicles thoroughly the mighty work of His … Continue reading

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Soul Talk

Captured by a phrase this morning which, as I look back through my journal, has captured me before, compelling me to jot down some thoughts in the past. In 2008, 2010, and again in 2017. And each time, the thinking … Continue reading

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Stewards of the Secrets of the Kingdom

They were just ordinary men, but they followed an extraordinary Teacher. Just regular guys from various walks of life, but increasingly coming to realize that their Master was the Son of God, the Author of life. Yup, they were just … Continue reading

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Found Faithful

Ours is a celebrity culture. In the world, and in the church, we have a way of gravitating toward those we perceive to be something special. We want to be part of a following. We love being in a parade … Continue reading

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Run!

He was a runner. And runners run. Not that he ran for sport or for competition, but that he ran in support of, and in service to, his king. When David had been forced to flee Absalom, it was he … Continue reading

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An Entrusted Stewardship

Perspective. It makes all the difference, doesn’t it? It’s the difference between the cup being half-full or half-empty. The difference between being discouraged by how far we have to go and being jazzed by how far we’ve come. And, as … Continue reading

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Mighty Mammon vs. Almighty God

It’s one of those foundational pieces of counsel that, by God’s grace, has stuck with me over the years. Long ago I was offered a bit of sage advice: Beware, our possessions have a way of possessing us. We may … Continue reading

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Find Us Faithful

This morning I’m thinking about perspective. Identical circumstance taking on very different implications depending on how we look at it. You can see how much perspective shaped the apostle Paul. If anyone had bragging rights, it was him. Even if … Continue reading

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