Stories

Be Pro-Choice

How does influence grow? John Maxwell writes, “Talent is a gift, but character is a choice.”  We all make bad decisions. But if we refuse

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University Free for All

In recent political debates in the United States, several candidates have called for tuition-free university. Let’s consider history before rushing to adopt that idea. Catherine

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Change Your Mind

The gospel of the kingdom begins with one word: REPENT. It doesn’t say, “Accept Jesus in your heart”. It’s not just about going to heaven.

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New Wine

I believe the reformation is still incomplete. The reformers were not simply seeking a replacement of one structure for another. Reformation always moves the church

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My Faith Statement

Rather than give a Statement of Faith, I am giving some of my story, which is part of God’s story. My story is an outworking

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Being You

It happens all the time. When you move from one place to the next, one school to another, one job to the next. It’s the

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Go Barefoot

Luke 10:3-4 Go! …Do not take… sandals. Why wear shoes? I love to go barefoot in the summertime. I love sand between my toes. But

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Stay a while…

Where do you experience the deepest friendships? There’s something about the table, sitting with family, friends, and especially strangers welcomed with a cup of coffee

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13 Reasons

I recently watched 13 Reasons on Netflix. I recoiled at first. I am one of the few who didn’t read the book, so it surprised me.

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Tomorrowland

On a flight from Singapore to Tokyo, my conversation with the man sitting next to me took a sad turn. He’s a merchant marine on

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Fork in the Road

Someone said, “When you come to the fork in the road, take it.” A while back Mary and I were in Switzerland. We drove from

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Overcoming Fear

Have you ever taken a personality test? Have you assessed your spiritual or motivational gifts?  Darrow Miller, the author of Life Work, writes: “We spend

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Holiness is MORE than Intimacy with God

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