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

No More Faking Fine – Book Review

No More Faking Fine by Esther Fleece Many of us have the misconception that if we just push hard enough, smile long enough, speak glowing phrases enough, that we will

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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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