Running Diary in the Age of Social Distancing

A Running Diary (sort of) in the Age of Social Distancing I had a conversation with a colleague today and I as recollecting a conversation we had with each other that felt like months ago. The conversation took place five days ago. I scratched my head. I checked my calendar. Five days? Yup. It was…

WheresTheEvidence

“Where’s the Evidence” Part of our responsibility as a church that pursues authenticity, relationships and outreach is our ability to read Scripture, identify warnings and encouragement that we will not only hear but heed. There is a difference between agreeing with Scripture and applying Scripture. In the book of Revelation we find in the second…

TheQuoteVol1Iss2

The QUOTE Quotes | Observations | Takeaways | & Encouragement Volume 1, Issue 2, January 2020 The QUOTE is a brief synopsis of books I’ve read. Read this. Then read the book. ~ Daniel Mallipudi Competing Spectacles: Treasuring Christ in the Media Age By Tony Reinke Crossway | 2019 | 154 pages QUOTES (quotes I…

TheQuoteVol1Iss1

the QUOTE Quotes | Observations | Takeaways | & Encouragement Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2020 The QUOTE is a brief synopsis of books I’ve read. Read this. Then read the book. ~ Daniel Mallipudi The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery By Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile InterVarsity Press |…

How Jesus Prays for Us

How Jesus prays for us (& how we can pray for others): As we examine John chapter 17 we see an example of Jesus prays for us and a template on how we can pray for others. Before we look at the template let’s first review some of what we know about prayer and what…

Prayer Journal

Prayer Journal 2020: it’s time to start. Today, that is. It’s time to start your prayer journal today. Don’t put it off. There’s no reason to delay. Start today. It’s not about a New Year’s Resolution. It’s about a deepening a relationship with God the Father. Think about the closest relationships you have right now….

Christmas Gift for God

One of the names for Jesus is Emmanuel, which means, God with us. The very story of Christmas is encapsulated in this name for our Savior, Emmanuel. God. With. Us. God left the glories of heaven to be born of a virgin to be with us. He lived a sinless, perfect life and at the…

Skipping Thanksgiving

Nearly twenty years ago, John Grisham penned a comedy novel entitled Skipping Christmas. The premise of the novel is this: Luther and Nora Krank attempt to avoid the frenzy of everything that comes with a traditionally celebrated Christmas. Their daughter has left on a Peace Corps assignment to Peru and they are deal with the…

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