11 May 2020

The Practice of the Presence of God – Book Review

The Sacredness of the Ordinary (A book review – The Practice of the Presence of God, by Brother Lawrence) It has now been over two months since most Americans were

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08 May 2020

7 Men and the Secret of their Greatness – Book Review

7 MEN  And the secret of their greatness BY ERIC METAXAS,  a book for Men and Women Our world has gone to great lengths to manufacture superheroes.  From the ancient

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06 May 2020

WHY PRAY FOR AMERICA? – Devotional Series

God is sovereign and nothing comes as a surprise to Him. Whether we face fluctuating economics, threats from abroad, unrest at home, or other troubling circumstances (CoVID-19 pandemic), our Heavenly

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03 May 2020

Mental health and spiritual formation

My 4–month-old son had been diagnosed with cancer and was undergoing chemotherapy. In between visits to the hospital and the pediatric cancer clinic, I tried to make time for my

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30 Apr 2020

Get Out of Your Head – Book Review

Get Out of Your Head: Stopping the Spiral of Toxic Thoughts – Jennie Allen   It is easy to create thoughts that can convince us we are less than, unworthy,

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30 Apr 2020

Prophetic Lament – Book Review

Prophetic Lament: A Call for Justice in Troubled Times by Soong-Chan Rah Soong- Chan Rah, author of Prophetic Lament: A Call for Justice in Troubled Times, leads his readers in

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29 Apr 2020

Prayer:  A Matter of the Heart – Devotional Series

Prayer:  A Matter of the Heart Scripture: Psalm 13: 1-6   It’s no secret that we are all troubled by the current state of our world. As the pain of

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28 Apr 2020

Canoeing the Mountains – Book Review

Canoeing the Mountains by Tod Bolsinger   I recently finished one of my favorite leadership books ever, “Canoeing the Mountains.” Tod Bolsinger, our author and guide, uses the explorations of

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27 Apr 2020

Back to Normal

I have lived in Africa through the height of the HIV pandemic.  In Sub-Saharan Africa alone, approx. 25% of the population were infected with HIV and over 1 million people

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24 Apr 2020

Lament: Trust

We are continuing the Roadmap to Lament.  Here is the final step (We are breaking down the 5 steps of the Roadmap to Lament over this series.  We want to

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23 Apr 2020

Lament: Complain and seek

We are continuing the Roadmap to Lament.  Here are the next two steps (We are breaking down the 5 steps  of the Roadmap to Lament over this series.  We want

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22 Apr 2020

The Garden of Faith – Devotional Series

Keep your eyes on Jesus, who both began and finished this race we’re in. Hebrews 12:2a (MSG)  The seasons of our lives are marked by beginning and ending cycles. The

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