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When Should We Regather the Church?

When Should We Regather the Church?

So, pastor friend, you’ve heard of churches reopening. You’ve seen social media posts from churches in other regions who are celebrating re-gatherings. You’ve been called on to sign petitions, resist, and “take a stand.”

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It Is a Good Thing

It Is a Good Thing

How has God been faithful to you during the last eight weeks? Have you celebrated His faithfulness recently? Have you paused the noise (both external and internal) long enough to simply say “Thank you, Lord!”

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I Wait, He Works

I Wait, He Works

I confess—I keep regressing back into spiritual hysterics. It’s like a strange addiction. I have to work at waiting. Hysteria is a default setting—not like wildly out of control emotions, but more like frenetically working things out myself…

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A New Book in the Works!

A New Book in the Works!

Following Jesus is sure to be a journey of unfolding surprises. He delights to delight! I continue to marvel at God’s providence and grace on this journey.

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Gawk A Little

Gawk A Little

Ernest Becker wrote in Denial of Death, “…By the time we leave childhood we have repressed our vision of the primarily miraculousness of creation. We have closed it off, changed it, and no longer perceive the world as it is to raw experience.”

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My Most Powerful Deliberate Spiritual Practice

My Most Powerful Deliberate Spiritual Practice

Are you ever overwhelmed by circumstances beyond your control? Do you, like me, tend to default to manufacturing your own solutions? When things go badly, my immediate instinct is to solve, avoid, escape, or forge my own solutions to my situation.

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Losing Our "Learned Helplessness"

Losing Our "Learned Helplessness"

Sometimes God allows discomfort in our lives because He’s removing a great burden and replacing it with a greater blessing. Sometimes it’s possible for us to continue bearing up under pressures…

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