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Renewal in the Midst of Decay

Working on our family Christmas letter has reminded me that another year has passed. There were some big changes (our son and daughter-in-law moving out of the area), some great blessings (the birth of our first granddaughter), and some difficult … Continue reading

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The Deep Things of God

You have heard them—the egg; the apple; water as solid, liquid and gas; the man who is son, husband and father. They are all illustrations to help us understand the Trinity. While they may contribute in small ways to aid … Continue reading

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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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The Kingdom of God on Monday Morning: Part II

Part I of The Kingdom of God on Monday Morning highlighted two principles from Daniel 1 to help you as you seek to live out a kingdom perspective each weekday: Recognize who is in control (vs. 1-2); Pursue excellence (vs. … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of God on Monday Morning: Part I

How many of you have been in your present job/position for five years or less? Five to 10 years? More than 10 years? How many of your have had 5 or more different positions in your working life? The US … Continue reading

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With Christ in the School of Contentment

Jeremiah Burroughs, Puritan pastor and author, wrote: Our contentment does not consist in getting the thing we desire, but in God’s fashioning our spirit to our conditions. I have been thinking a lot about this statement on contentment over the … Continue reading

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