Tag: faith

Armchair Musing: Spiritual Disciplines – A Foreign Land

A few weeks ago, I went to California for my cousin’s wedding. Becky (my wife) & I were staying in an Airbnb, which meant we had to find a grocery store, and other amenities we would utilize while we were there (most importantly, coffee shops!). As you would imagine, the first day or so we…

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People to Be Loved, or Things to Be Used

“We must rapidly begin the shift from a thing-oriented society to a person-oriented society. When machines and computers, profit motives, and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, materialism, and militarism are incapable of being conquered.” – Martin Luther King Jr. Today, I want to write about how we…

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How to Support Your Pastor

Today, I want to talk about what it’s like to be a pastor, and how to help support your pastor. This topic really matters, and was brought to my attention again by a recent tragedy. A young lead pastor in California tragically took his own life. And, amidst the outpouring of concern, love, and prayers…

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Living Like Jesus

I often use the book, Common Prayer by Shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove and Enuma Okoro, for prayer. I find it helpful for my personality and bent. And, a little while ago, I read this prayer which I thought was beautiful, true, and needed: “Give us more light about each other: that we might understand enough…

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