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2018

Posted by | December 15, 2018
Book Review: Influence by Kate Motaung and Shannon Popkin

BOOK REVIEW A.W. Tozer wisely wrote: “Promoting self under the guise of promoting Christ is currently so common as to excite little notice.” He wrote this in the 1940s, way...

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Posted by | November 23, 2018
More Valuable Than What a Book Can Teach

Some lessons are better learned in sorrow As soon as my son returned from a few days backpacking and tenting in the desert in October, we were off again in...

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Posted by | November 9, 2018
The Burden of Carrying Stories Abroad

What we learn from listening with intention When I visited Mexico decades ago while in college, I listened carefully to the stories of my relatives. (more…)

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Posted by | October 17, 2018
When God Searches Us

How God is lovingly familiar with our words and deeds Today I was a bit blue. I am down to the wire on a few things and they seem to...

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Posted by | July 27, 2018
A Merry Heart Is Good Medicine

How my son continues to show us life is in the balance For over a month, my eldest son has been away for the summer, about 300 miles from home....

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Posted by | May 22, 2018
Book Review: Becoming a Welcoming Church by Thom S. Rainer

BOOK REVIEW Many churches are unwelcoming. It’s a myth to perceive that all churches are friendly when indeed they are not. By unwelcoming, I don’t mean that a church keeps...

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Posted by | May 14, 2018
Living Free Range on the Edges of Town

How homeschooling compels us to adapt wherever we are I live in a neighborhood that is on the edge of another town where the median home sale price for a...

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Posted by | May 10, 2018
Are We Including the Word of God to Inform Our Worldview Online?

What we miss when we don't include God's word in our online witness I notice how much I tend to look around for another book to speak to me about...

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Dorena-Williamson
Posted by | May 4, 2018
Book Review: Colorfull by Dorena Williamson

BOOK REVIEW "Seeing yourself is almost like a message. It's saying; you matter, you are visible, and you're valuable." - Christian Robinson   Why pursue colorblindedness when we can be Colorfull instead?...

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Posted by | April 30, 2018
Finding Our Way Through Conversations We’re Expected to Have

When we're stuck keeping our words to ourselves It is always a risk to bear the cross of Christ, to carry it through the procession of family dissonance. I find...

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