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When God Answers Prayer…What Next?

"We often know what we are praying for but forget what we have prayed for. "


Christians, Deadlines, and Grace: Three Dangerous Implications (Part Two)

There are often unexpected implications with the way many Christians, both teachers and students, approach deadlines. In the previous post, I identified two dangerous implications for the way many Christian approach and apply deadlines, particularly within an education environment. In this... Continue Reading →

Christians, Deadlines, and Grace: Three Dangerous Implications (Part One)

I see three dangerous implications in how many Christians relate to deadlines and grace, particularly when deadlines have little to no meaning.

What an Umbrella Taught Me About Love

I was walking through New York City on a cold, rainy night in October. My earbuds rested in my ears giving me the semblance of purpose and focus with the music of isolation playing. My focus was on staying dry... Continue Reading →

Humor is like an invisible fence. We should be cautious of stepping outside of these two boundary markers.

Valley of Vision Prayer: Crucifixion and Resurrection

In the days leading up to Easter Sunday, I found myself coming back to one prayer in the Valley of Vision: A Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions. The prayer I kept returning to is called "Crucifixion and Resurrection" and it resonated deeply... Continue Reading →

Today is "Maundy Thursday" of Holy Week. Maundy Thursday sets its focus on Jesus washing His disciples feet in the Upper Room recorded in John chapter 13. I am reminded of a simple but profound truth from Jesus' example. Foot washing... Continue Reading →

What should we do with the Apostle’s Creed?

The Apostle’s Creed is one of the most ancient non-scriptural formulas of the Christian Faith. With roots going back to the mid second-century, this Creed has filled the lips of believers across languages, countries, and centuries. The Creed reaches far... Continue Reading →

Lent Readings: Reflecting and Anticipating

We are nearly half-way through the Lent season between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday. You may have a devotional or reading plan that you have chosen. If so, keep going! If you have not chosen a reading plan or would... Continue Reading →

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