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19 Sep A Testament to God’s Faithfulness

It is finally here.  After two and a half years of praying, planning, raising money, moving and washing pipes, pursuing county permits, enduring the noise and inevitable mess of renovations and converting the balcony to a pipe chamber, and overcoming numerous obstacles and setbacks, this...

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06 Sep Never. Alone.

I have been in church all my life.  That means, among other things, that there are certain scriptures that I have heard, read and studied dozens, if not hundreds, of times.  Yet one of the fun and significant aspects of scripture is that no matter...

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15 Aug Company is Coming!

Company’s coming!  These two words have the power to spur me to action like almost nothing else can do. This past weekend, a group of friends gathered around my dining room table to celebrate two birthdays.  These are friends I have known for the better part...

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03 Aug A New Way of Seeing…Ourselves, Others, & the World

Second Sight Sometimes, you need the ocean light, and colors you’ve never seen before painted through an evening sky. Sometimes you need your God to be a simple invitation, not a telling word of wisdom. Sometimes you need only the first shyness that comes from being shown things far beyond your understanding, so that you...

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26 Jul The Power of Penetrating Questions

Questions.  Really good questions.  Teachers, therapists, leaders, and parents all know the power of a good question.  I am not talking about fact-finding questions, though they certainly have their place.  And I am certainly not talking about nosy questions. I am thinking of penetrating questions,...

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