Archive - November 2016

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Is the Evangelicalism of Old White Men Dead?
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Black Friday Proverb
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Reports From My Annual Pilgrimage
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Time to Get Back To What We Promised

Is the Evangelicalism of Old White Men Dead?

This morning I worked through my daily list of readings–beginning with God’s Word. I have worked my way through the One Year Bible each year for nearly 30 years. If I didn’t, my spiritual growth would be stunted, deformed. I would read books more to my liking (Mark, Philippians) and read books less to my[…]

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Black Friday Proverb

“Two things I ask of You; don’t deny them to me before I die: Keep falsehood and deceitful words far from me. Give me neither poverty nor wealth; feed me with the food I need. Otherwise, I might have too much and deny You, saying, ‘Who is the Lord?’ or I might have nothing and[…]

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Reports From My Annual Pilgrimage

  For a few brief days every November, I step into a world of scholars. I sometimes feel a bit like a fish out of water. Out of a pastoral world of broken marriages and prayer requests (like a family sharing their fears that their daughter will be evicted or a cancer will continue to[…]

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Time to Get Back To What We Promised

On the fortieth anniversary of his ordination, Eugene Peterson went back to review the vows he made before God. Vows are often made when an Ordinand sets his/her life apart for service. But then, all of us who have come to Christ are called to a life of promises–promises that are critical. They are the pitons,[…]

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