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What A CounselOR Taught Me About CounselING

A number of years ago, I spent a season working with a particular counselor trying to help figure out the conundrum that is me. read more

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Children’s Books That Captured My Imagination And Made Me A Reader

My mom taught me to read at a very young age — possibly four, certainly by the time I was five — and I have been reading ever since. read more

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Jonah And Theological Relativism

I read Jonah awhile back and noticed a verse tucked away in its opening scene that I had long overlooked. As the storm gathered strength against Jonah’s flee-to-Tarshish cruise liner, read more

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Turning Defense Into Offense

One thing I have noticed in my frequent watching of the Tennis Channel is a new phrase in on-court commentary:  “He is a master at turning defense into offense.” read more

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Characteristics Of The Gospel Of Mark

By way of review: the bible is not a book.  It is a library.  Many different authors, multiple writing styles, written over a long span of time. read more

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A King’s Ransom, Week 3 — The “King Of The Hill” Sermon Rewind

On almost every Sunday morning, I meet with two friends who pray with me at 7:45 and declare with confidence, “Hey guys, guess what?  It’s gonna be great!”  Part of that, I’m sure, is talking myself into that same conviction. read more

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A King’s Ransom Week 3 — “King Of The Hill”

This looks like an unlikely place for a king’s coronation, doesn’t it? read more

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Confusing PREFERENCE For STRATEGY

In church leadership, it is quite tempting to confuse personal preference for effective church strategy. read more

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