Tag Archives: gospel of welcome

Wake up to the world

It is a travesty when the people of God become the holy oil sprinkled on the status quo. – Os Guinness My fictional character, Ben Beamering from the novel we’ve been talking about lately, Saint Ben, never did what was … Continue reading

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Staying awake to the world

My father sat in on an L.A. studio session in 1970 during the recording of my second album, “Have You Seen Jesus My Lord?”. He was not there because he liked the music (he didn’t), he was there for me, … Continue reading

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Warming up to millennials

Last night on on BlogTalkRadio we received an excellent primer for understanding millennials from two of our millennial leaders here at the Catch. Deborah Mullan and Elizabeth Shirk answered a number of questions about their peers, such as: What are … Continue reading

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Living among the walking dead

For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised … Continue reading

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Celebrating a homecoming

Last night in our fascinating interview with Os Guinness about his new book, The Magna Carta of Humanity, he mentioned how President Biden talks about reclaiming the soul of America, and the former President spoke about Making America Great Again, … Continue reading

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A Friendly Reminder

On a bench just inside our front door is a small basket with a piece of paper lying on it upon which Marti has written in her beautiful flowing cursive, “A Friendly Reminder.” It’s hard to believe that this basket, … Continue reading

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Who are we all in this together with?

And suddenly there was with me An ocean of humanity A sea of many faces In waves of warm embraces And while I questioned how to judge them all Who would rise and who would fall I found myself among … Continue reading

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Ready or not here we go

Things are getting pretty bleak on this side of eternity, but that does not mean we get depressed or lose hope. It just means that things are pretty bleak. Changes in the world’s situation have no affect on the truth … Continue reading

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