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No fear

“Fear not.” It’s what angels say whenever they show up because they put off a very bright white light that would be quite alarming to any mortal. It’s also what Jesus said when He surprised His disciples with an unexpected … Continue reading

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Human beings being human

We truly need a lovely story like this one right now. This is a neighborhood being a neighborhood. This would make Mister Rogers proud. It started out last night when one of our Chihuahuas got out. His name is Churchill … Continue reading

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Grace and peace

Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Romans, 1st and 2nd Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1st and 2nd Thessalonians, 1st and 2nd Timothy, and Philemon, all start out this way. “Grace and peace … Continue reading

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‘Thy will be done’

Yesterday was one of the darker days in U.S. history, no matter what your take on it or your political persuasion. And what happens from here is equally disrupting. It was unsettling to see as revered an icon and symbol … Continue reading

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Crisis in America

Over three years separates our spring of 2017 interview with Os Guinness and where we are today, and yet, without changing a word, my resulting Catch reads as if it were written yesterday. Because his challenges are so prophetic and … Continue reading

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Come together, right now, over Jesus

I wrote this Catch four years ago during the 2016 primaries. We were divided then. We are even more divided now. Except for us in the Body of Christ; we are not divided. We have come together over Jesus. And … Continue reading

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Dealing with dystopia

The year’s at the spring And day’s at the morn; Morning’s at seven; The hill-side’s dew-pearled; The lark’s on the wing; The snail’s on the thorn: God’s in his heaven— All’s right with the world!        – Robert … Continue reading

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Are we generating life or strife?

Why is it that so often I return from social converse with a spirit worn, a lack, a disappointment—even a sting of shame, as for some low, unworthy thing?   —George MacDonald Have you noticed how these days, almost every … Continue reading

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