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Facing this Difficult World Together
Before beginning class this morning, I asked these Nepalese students—most of whom are pastors—to tell me some of the daily
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Finding Greatness in Leadership
More than once I have heard Bill Hybels say, “The hope of the world is the church.” If this is
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Looking For God In All Of The Wrong Places
In the stifling heat, I set out today to visit a Buddhist temple. Buddhist temples are not hard to find
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Meeting God in Kathmandu
Part of what enables one to endure the thirty-three hours of travel time to Kathmandu—the hour wait on the tarmac
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The Centering That Comes With Summer
Three summer reads, up here in the Washington wilderness, have given me a better sense of where our culture is
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A Book Everyone Should Read–If One Cares About Survival
I set a goal on January 1 to write a new post every Friday. Time up here on the river
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Facing the Obvious
Sometimes I finish reading something that makes me jump out of my socks. But not today. I am still processing
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The Fleeting Glory of a Summer Sleep
Writer Michael McGirr speaks of summer as the silent season, where an extravagant slumber on a hot afternoon offers the
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The Mystery of Parental Love
This morning my son dropped me off at the station to catch a train to the airport. He is home
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Leadership When the Maps Are Wrong
There are few challenges like taking an existing institution and bringing needed change. A transformative leader often faces strong headwinds.
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Have You Noticed What We Have Overlooked?
Like most of you, I awake to a set of headlines designed to – -raise our anger-“Democrats, Do Your Damn
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NEW TESTAMENT STUDY TOUR 2020
We had such an extraordinary trip to study geography and history of the early church, and the apostle Paul in
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