Tag Archives: Breakpoint

the risk of freedom

Gotta get the cleaning done, ‘cos Nanny & Pappy are coming tomorrow! :D  Which means, I’ll be trying a morning run, for a change. Yesterday, I discovered that I’ve been doing it wrong for 2 weeks–shortchanging myself of one walk-jog … Continue reading

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context

A little while ago, John Stonestreet was criticized for focusing on one sin mentioned in Leviticus, and ignoring the rest of them. His graceful answer was to admit that the guy was right. Stonestreet’s whole article (“The Use and Misuse … Continue reading

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Christian art, or “real” art?

There is a lot of reading for this course we’re taking with our church, but it certainly has been great stuff! Yes, I did promise not to make notes here… but maybe just the odd quote? This morning however, the … Continue reading

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Optimism vs Hope

OK, study material (for that college-course) is divided into little chunks for each day, so we’ll see how it goes. And tonight is Opening Night for the Midweek Kids, so we’ll soon know if that’s a “go” for another year, … Continue reading

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It’s all God’s children singing

I thought of this song while I was listening to Craig’s sermon, and it “happened” to be next in my playlist today. It’s the song of the Redeemed, Rising from the African plain; It’s the song of the forgiven Drowning … Continue reading

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motley crew

Busy this week getting ready to go away again! I read the other day that summer time is really a foretaste of heaven–there are several places in scripture that refer to a future day of recreation, even feasting & partying! … Continue reading

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good books, old friends

Are you getting away this summer, where you can spend some time with a few good books? Here’s a good thought from someone you’ve likely read before: C.S. Lewis once wrote, “It is a good rule, after reading a new … Continue reading

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that One Big Thing

“Pious platitudes” and “theological abstractions”–that’s how many Christians will answer someone’s suffering… like Job’s three friends. But God’s answer is not words. A friend of mine, for whom suffering is neither theoretical nor something that happens to someone else, finds … Continue reading

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More is not better, one-on-one is best

Time to look over the new summer curriculum for the kids this Sunday, and tidy up things for the now finished-for-the-season Midweek Kids. You know, I’m already thinking of new ideas for the Fall, should we be able to continue–with … Continue reading

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It’s getting harder and harder to be normal!

As you may know, I flag things for sharing when there’s time, and sometimes they are left in the “que” (I have no idea how to spell the word it should be) for awhile. The next one on my list … Continue reading

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