Don’t mock small actions.

Most of us don’t read Zechariah. We are to be forgiven. It’s the next to the last book of the Old Testament. It’s got pictures of horses thundering across the earth and horns being smashed and stones with seven eyes and women with wings. It’s got warnings and destruction. If it were a movie, it […]

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Redemption.

Redeemed. Bought back. Exchanged. What do you have of value that you’d trade for something you want? What do you have that is important that you are willing to give up because something else is even more important? That’s the story at the end of Easter weekend. That God redeems his people. That Jesus gives […]

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Extravagant

If you were reading here a couple years ago, you may remember that I talked about  a course I teach called “Spiritual Formation”. At the very beginning of the course, I have the learners do this reflection: I want to you to take five minutes to answer this question: How would you like to be known […]

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Small practical steps.

(First published February 21, 2014) I was talking with a friend about how often we know more about how to live than we actual live out. I’ve been trying to understand how I can be more practical, more focused in my counsel. After we talked, I decided to try bite-sized studies: a short list of […]

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