Category Archives: grace turned outward

Lay down your swords

“So and more also do God unto the enemies of David, if I leave of all that pertain to him [Nabal] by the morning light any that pisseth against the wall.” (1 Samuel 25:22 KJV) No doubt about it; David … Continue reading

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Somebody among Somebodies

This will be the last of the Catches about what I took away from my Wheaton College reunion weekend and can pass on to you. We’ve talked about memorial stones — remembering when and where God met us in the … Continue reading

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What’s going on next door?

In bringing about a community act of human love and compassion, we helped our neighbors take part in a genuine move of kindness that prevented the imminent homelessness of a single woman in our neighborhood.

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Towards a Spirit-driven life

Both Andrew and my wife pointed out one small detail I failed to mention in my Catch yesterday where I pointed out that the commands of God had all been reduced to a single simple one with two parts: Love … Continue reading

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Grace riddle

Riddle: Once you get it, you have to give it; and if you can’t give it, you never got it. What is it?

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Changing the world

How do you change the world? By being different. By having a different reaction than the one that’s expected. By being what the world needs.

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God’s welcome home

Sometimes you don’t know what you’re missing ’til you leave it for awhile… My good friend and mentor, Ron Ritchie, sent me a picture yesterday of the Christian rock group, Love Song, and Phil Keaggy, taken at an awards event … Continue reading

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Through our own two eyes

Rain can ruin your weekend Or rain can spare your life; Depending on who you are and what your thirst is like.                       – Mark Heard, from the song, “Some … Continue reading

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