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How Not to Treat a Dead Guy

Imagine something with me for a minute. Let's say you're a mortician. Yup, you work with corpses. The only human beings you encounter from 9 to 5 have no pulse. And then let's say that their being dead starts to annoy you. It's little things at first—the pasty skin, the unmistakable odor, the limp limbs... Continue Reading →

Change of Heart

There’s this great scene at the end of Disney’s 1967 hit, The Jungle Book. Mowgli has spent the entire movie fighting to avoid the “man village.” He’s run away from anyone intent on reuniting him with his own kind. Despite his friends’ best attempts to save that scrawny little neck of his from the threat... Continue Reading →

John 13 Wrap-Up

Attention, travelers! We've arrived at Kirkjufell ("Church Mountain") in Iceland just in time to catch a spectacular view of the aurora borealis. This natural phenomenon can be instantly recognized by its colorful dance blazing across the night sky, and it's especially stunning here. In the same way we see such beauty on display and immediately... Continue Reading →

Sabbath Rescue

“Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to Me. Get away with Me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with Me and work with Me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on... Continue Reading →

Book Report: Adore

Adore: A Simple Practice for Experiencing God in the Middle Minutes of Your Day by Sara Hagerty 'O come, let us adore Him, Christ the Lord.' These are more than mere lyrics to a carol we sing every Christmas; these words unlock a hidden world at the deepest level of our souls. Sara describes the... Continue Reading →

Book Report: Hearing God

Hearing God: Developing a Conversational Relationship with God by Dallas Willard You know those people who have walked with Jesus so much that they seem to belong to a different time zone? As a spiritual formation teacher who moves at the pace of heaven, Dallas is uniquely positioned to shepherd readers toward finding their home... Continue Reading →

Book Report: Give Them Grace

Give Them Grace: Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus by Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jessica Thompson "Although we're Christian parents, it doesn't necessarily follow that our parenting is essentially Christian. Frequently it's something else entirely." With these surprising words from the introduction, Elyse and Jessica—mother-daughter duo extraordinaire—will begin systematically dismantling everything you thought you... Continue Reading →

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