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Relentless Generosity (Phil. 4:14-23)

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series RelentlessPosts

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series RelentlessPosts Misery loves company. Sometimes when we say that we mean it in a crass way. Miserable people tend to make the people around them miserable also. That cranky boss ends up making the entire office cranky. But sometimes we mean it in a sympathetic […]

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Waiting for the Green Light (30 Days of Mostly Silence-Day 14)

This entry is part 15 of 27 in the series 30 Days of (Mostly) Silence

This entry is part 15 of 27 in the series 30 Days of (Mostly) Silence   Jesus gives the Twelve the green light in Matt. 10. “Go” he says (v. 5). For many of us, that’s the word for which we’ve been waiting. We’re tired of just talking about making the world a better place. […]

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Living in the Tension Between Sovereign and Servant (30 Days of Mostly Silence-Day 13)

This entry is part 14 of 27 in the series 30 Days of (Mostly) Silence

This entry is part 14 of 27 in the series 30 Days of (Mostly) Silence It upends almost every idea we have about deity. It challenges almost every ambition we for ourselves. This tension between Jesus as Sovereign and Jesus as Servant. This tension between Jesus as one who wore a crown, but a crown […]

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Why the Manger Matters, Even in July (30 Days of Mostly Silence-Day 10)

This entry is part 11 of 27 in the series 30 Days of (Mostly) Silence

This entry is part 11 of 27 in the series 30 Days of (Mostly) Silence   He had an eternity to prepare the nursery, and this is what he came up with. He was King of Kings , yet this was his choice for a royal bedroom. The “Holy, holy, holy,” “Lord of hosts,” pictured […]

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