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What does God “mostly do”?

What does God “mostly do”?

friend handed me her copy of Savannah Guthrie’s book Mostly What God Does. She wanted to know what I thought about the book saying, “I’m not sure how I feel about this, but it seems not quite right.” I can honestly say I would say the same thing. ...

Jesus paid it all

Jesus paid it all

ecently I was at a restaurant enjoying lunch with three new friends. We waved at a man from our Sunday School class who came in while we were eating. Later, our server told us that he had picked up the check for the whole table. His gift made us...

Why complain when we can proclaim?

Why complain when we can proclaim?

s I sit in the utter stillness of my uncluttered, now-clean home, I realize how quickly I am missing the chaos of my four grandchildren racing through it. We had all four for a few days of their spring break and it was a crazy, exhausting,...

Realigning our faith

Realigning our faith

hate it when I make a quick U-turn and hit the curb with my front tire. In that moment several thoughts fly through my mind: Why didn’t I just wait for the arrow? Why didn’t I gauge the distance more accurately? Why didn’t I just take a different...

Frasier Crane and King Solomon

Frasier Crane and King Solomon

was up too early one morning and happened to tune into an episode of Frasier. I didn’t watch the show very often when it originally aired, even though it was incredibly popular and won more than thirty Emmy awards. It was a spin-off of the Cheers...

Praying for the road to Damascus

Praying for the road to Damascus

issiles, bombs, and soldiers are traveling the road to Damascus right now.  I’m praying that Jesus appears, once again, on that road to call people to a miraculous understanding of who he is.  Jesus spoke to Saul of Tarsus on that road, and Saul...

Heavenly minded or earthly good?

Heavenly minded or earthly good?

any people have requoted or rephrased Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.’s famous statement: “Some people are so heavenly minded that they are of no earthly good.” You can follow this link if you are curious about Holmes himself, but suffice it to say, the...

Christians should ponder Katherine Maher’s position on truth

Christians should ponder Katherine Maher’s position on truth

atherine Maher was hired as CEO and President of National Public Radio (NPR) in March of this year and is already making national headlines. She is forty years old and worked previously for Web Summit and as chair of the board of directors at the...

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