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Category: Faith

What Is A Fair Prayer To Pray?

I think some of my prayers aren’t fair. They are not reasonable to ask of God. By way of giving a few examples of the kinds of prayers I mean… Is it fair to pray for help on a test if you don’t study? Is it fair…

Life By The Other Kind Of Time

While I was in active rehab from workaholism addiction – you can find more on that here – I learned a new way to tell time. Recollection of the significance of that lesson is very much on my mind these days. Ancient Greek had two words for time. One was…

The Dance Of What Matters Most

The body moves out ahead of the feet, then the feet catch up. There is an embracing and then a release. Emotion is high. Heads move back and forth, legs kick and flail with intention. Twists in spot, a dip. This is a dance characterized by sudden movements that might…

Follow Jesus’ Example To Avoid Burnout In His Name

For the past decade-plus, I have had a front-row seat to witness how leaders in different ministries can abuse themselves and their families in the name of Jesus. I am talking about leaders in various areas of Christian service and multiple types of organizations who model pace and…

Because Of A Cross Endured And A Tomb Abandoned

Because the Son of God became Son of Man, Because he chose to step outside the heaven that glorified him to the earth that turned away, Because he taught with parables and miracles and then with the ultimate sacrifice, Because of a cross endured and a tomb abandoned… I am…

Lies That Almost Left Us Childless

There can be lies – deceptions, falsehoods – that we allow to set up home in our thoughts to the point they masquerade as truth. We grow so used to them, so adjusted to what they mean and so believing of their implications that we unknowingly design our world around…