Monthly Archives: May 2012

God’s Will & Our Assignments: Servants Aren’t Celebrities

These days I often hear “It’s not about me; it’s about him.” It’s still a popular, over-used, even if well-meaning, Christian slogan. It has become cliche. But recently, this cliche has burrowed into my soul. As I considered my desires … Continue reading

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Surrender the Outcomes to God: Rob Bell via Cathleen Falsani

I think about this topic a lot. We’re tempted to make something of ourselves even as ministers (whatever form your ministry takes). I happened to read this great report that Cathleen Falsani submitted about a talk and Q&A featuring Rob … Continue reading

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Justice, Peace, & Joy in the Holy Spirit

Earlier this morning, I shared, via Twitter and Facebook, one of my favorite verses about the kingdom of God. It’s Romans 14:17b: The kingdom of God is justice (righteousness) and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. Our friend and New Testament … Continue reading

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Spectrum of Suffering, Communal Comfort & the Divine Conspiracy of Goodness

“She gave this name to the Lord who spoke to her: ‘You are the God who sees me,’ for she said, ‘I have now seen the One who sees me.’  was called Beer Lahai Roi; and Bered.” Genesis 16:13,14 I … Continue reading

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The Blessing of Being A Needy Child of God ~ Like Baby Birds

I read this beautifully insightful reflection by Amy Kemp. It was very encouraging to me and so true. I had to pass it along to my own readers and anyone who stumbled upon this blog. Let us, like baby birds, open … Continue reading

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