Monthly Archives: October 2011

Flagging Spiritual Endurance and Passion? Consider the World Series

If you have not heard how amazing game six of the 2011 World Series between the Cardinals and Rangers was, you have simply not been listening. It has already been declared one of the greatest, if not the greatest, World … Continue reading

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Participating in the Ministry of Christ

Approaches to the ministry of the church are legion. There are those who base their philosophy of ministry on tradition, purpose, programs, seekers, or events. There are those who find the answers to ministry in marketing, corporate management, or pop … Continue reading

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Trust and Obey: The Message of Deuteronomy

As a young Christian one of the first hymns I learned was Trust and Obey. Perhaps you know the words of the chorus: Trust and obey, for there’s no other way, to be happy in Jesus, but to trust and … Continue reading

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Eating the Elephant of Spiritual Growth

I’m sure most you have heard the question: How do you eat an elephant? The answer: one bite at a time. This past week I completed an elephant-eating sized task. As part of my responsibilities as the Vice-President for Academic … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Challenges of Wilderness Wandering

What is wilderness wandering? It is a sense of weariness which no amount of sleep can remove. It is a sense of God being distant or even absent. It is a sense that the grind is overwhelming the glory. Rather … Continue reading

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