Tag Archives: Grind

Head Christians, Heart Christians and Hand Christians

I can remember hearing these three descriptions of believers over 30 years ago in the Christian circles in which I traveled. The “Head Christians” are those believers who make theology or doctrine the totality of the Christian life. Orthodoxy, right/approved … Continue reading

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The DMV and the Redeemed Multitude

One of the places in the world where time seemingly stands still is at the DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles—notorious here in southern California). It has the same feeling as Bill Murray’s movie Groundhog Day except instead of living the … Continue reading

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Abiding—Feeling At Home with Jesus

I have spent six of the last seven days away from home on business, two in Las Vegas (all the time there consumed by meetings) and four in Oakland. When I have been away for a number of days I … Continue reading

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Making “S.M.A.R.T.” Goals for the New Year

As we entered into last year, I posted on why you should make plans and not resolutions. It is because resolutions are merely intentions while plans have direction. (You can read it HERE). This year I want to persuade you to … Continue reading

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Beautiful Rainbows, Bountiful Promises

When we used to live in Colorado at 6500 feet above sea level, we would have tremendous thunder and lightning storms. The thunder was unbelievably loud. The lightning was incredibly bright. The entire, dark sky was filled with sound and light. After … Continue reading

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A Brief Theology of Work

What comes to mind when you think of God and your work?  Here are a few truths to consider. God is a Worker The first appearance of God in the Bible is as a worker. Genesis 2:1-3; Psalm 19:1. Not … Continue reading

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Vacation, Vocation, and Avocation

I am just home from a week’s vacation in Santa Barbara. I live close to the desert here in southern California where summer temperatures are regularly over 100 degrees. The cool breezes blowing off the ocean at Santa Barbara refreshed both body … Continue reading

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