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A promise for the hurting

There are seasons in life where everything seems to be difficult and troublesome, and sometimes In those places it is easy for us to feel that we are alone and that God has abandoned us. But is this true? Is there a promise we can cling to? Continue reading

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The lappers

What does the story of Gideon’s army of 300 people have to do with our lives of faith today? How do we respond to the unconventional, unexplained or downright odd requests from God? Continue reading

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“Lent” as metaphor & model for the church today

We live in a time when most congregations and denominations find themselves well into their “forty days.” That is to say, we are in that vulnerable place where hunger is sharpest, resources all but spent, vision blurred and identity in doubt. We feel a growing desperation. So there is an important choice before us, one we need to address before and during any attempts at so-called congregational development. Continue reading

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