Loving Through Hurt

Sometimes life sucks. I’m not talking about debilitating illness or tragic losses or accidents that complicate life and strain finances or betrayals of loyalty and love that hit us like a freight train with sadness and weight. These are the kind of things that are more than painful. They are frightening. And they are soul … More Loving Through Hurt

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Bonhoeffer’s Poem

I have long been reader and fan of Bonhoeffer. Indeed, I wore out a copy of Letters and Papers from Prison that my daughter happily replaced for me one Christmas morning a dozen years back. Today, in my reading I was reminded of this famous poem by Bonhoeffer, and I thought, “This is worth passing … More Bonhoeffer’s Poem

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Leading Like Jesus in a COVID19 World: or “Becoming Follow-able People”

Leading Like Jesus in a COVID19 World With special reference to our time and the Covid19 virus, maybe it is a good time to reexamine the servant model of leadership pictured in the life and teachings of Christ. How should Christian lead in the present crisis upon the globe? I am convinced that he is … More Leading Like Jesus in a COVID19 World: or “Becoming Follow-able People”

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Really God?

Saturday is for Thinking Part of the continuing series called “The Poetry Project”. The poetry project is a periodic series that appears on the blog as a part of my daily devotions in the psalms. When time allows and “inspiration” hits, I attempt to give a meditative reflection on a psalm in a poetic form. Never think … More Really God?

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Vindication for Faith

Reading with the Pastor Acts 20  and  Psalm 25 “Indeed, none of those who wait for You will be ashamed;          Those who deal treacherously without cause will be ashamed.” Psalm 25:3  What a promise! Two lines.  But in those two lines is a promise of vindication of patience. ………………… vindication of … More Vindication for Faith

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