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Cheering! And jumping off the sidelines to join…

“Thought millennials are leaving the faith? They’re actually leading it.” — Christianity Today, in an article titled “33 under Thirty-Three”. This age group does seem to have all kinds of energy, and these days I find the Christians are often … Continue reading

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Just don’t play the game.

As far as “reaching the culture” goes, we know that it’s important to connect with people by joining them in their culture, as long as we don’t compromise the Truth. Truth is truth, but many people find it difficult to … Continue reading

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Dumber than I look?

Now for another one of those posts that proves to you that I don’t just “go along with” everything I read, even if it’s an article from an organization that I usually support here. When I read things that talk … Continue reading

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Weigh the Evidence

“He has made himself unable to hear my voice… If I spoke to him, he would hear only growlings and roarings. Oh Adam’s sons, how cleverly you defend yourself against all that may do you good!” (Aslan, Narnia Chronicles) Yes, … Continue reading

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Free to have your own views?

Now life goes on in “normal” fashion, for a couple of weeks anyway. Everything in the schedule is back to the way it was before the craziness of cleaning-out/packing up, getting our home ready to sell, etc. Except of course, … Continue reading

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they put me to shame…

In thinking over how the word “forgiveness” may have played out for me yesterday, I guess it would be at the Ladies’ Bible Study, which I still attend at our old church: the ladies have “forgiven” us for leaving to … Continue reading

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Just do the *next* thing well.

An excellent article I read recently, talks about young people in the west being raised with a sense of entitlement. Our interim pastor would love this sentence: “When reality exceeds our expectations, we’re happy. But when reality falls short, we’re … Continue reading

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“…the new youth pastor taught less and played more…”

Second day of Run Training! Although the thermometre said only +3 C, it was really a lovely, sunny morning, perfect for running with a sweater on. I guess when there’s frost on the ground, I’ll have to start running in … Continue reading

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light a candle

There are quite a few articles to read about stuff that you just feel “there’s nothing I can do”. But you keep reading them, it seems that at least you can do that. For example, I just read one about … Continue reading

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Come together

“The willingness to risk controversy is part of what it means to be salt and light.” This is what I had saved from last summer–a month before we started Perspectives, one of the very ideas I’ve already said that Perspectives … Continue reading

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