“It is God Himself that Nourishes the Soul”

The poverty of evangelical reflection, the shallowness of our deepest thoughts about God is becoming the achillies heal of our witness in the world. Our deepest thoughts about God barely skim the surface of the reality of who God is and what He has revealed about Himself in His word.  And it is killing us. … More “It is God Himself that Nourishes the Soul”

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Links for Life, Leisure, and Light

The Messiah Lives! Politics, Culture and Worldview A Secular Jew Makes a Surprising Discovery about Slavery and Christians   This is a must read article! FASCINATING. Truly fascinating. History is so complicated which is another reason not to trust the first take of most media narratives. I Thought Christians Were Stupid and Bigots    “Giving up … More Links for Life, Leisure, and Light

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What is True Conversion?

We are to become a people who live passionately for and like Jesus.  If we aren’t becoming that, something is wrong. The C.S. Lewis quote above comes the article “True Conversion and Wholehearted Commitment: Foundations of Discipleship” by Thomas A. Tarrants, III, Directory of Ministry, C.S. Lewis Institute.

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When Theology, Politics and Mission Intersect

Sunday Afternoon Musings While studying last week, I ran across an old article by John Piper titled,  “Sin, Civil Rights, and Mission.” The article was actually one of Pastor John’s weekly letters to his congregation. It was tucked away in a file on Philippians 2:1-4 and when I read it, I thought that though it was … More When Theology, Politics and Mission Intersect

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7 Ideas for Summer Outreach (Part 2)

My last post (also with a ‘river’ of flowers) started a conversation about ideas and ways to interact with neighbors during the summer months. Practice the Ministry of Presence.   —see previous post Create Opportunities to be Present.  —see previous post Invite.  —see previous post Serve and Sacrifice for Them.  —see previous post ddd Use your … More 7 Ideas for Summer Outreach (Part 2)

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