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Jesus vs. The Holy Spirit

May 31, 2013


[Spoiler Alert: many of these thoughts are going to be integrated into an upcoming sermon. If you are going to hear me preach and want it all to be a surprise, stop now!] If we could choose between an encounter with the person of Jesus Christ or to live as we do with the Holy […]

Posted in: Theology

A Church Needs a Lot of Different People

April 17, 2013


There are moments when I need to lean on the faith of others. When a bomb explodes at the Boston Marathon. And then another one goes off. When I see theological bullies tearing the church apart like a chicken wishbone, hoping to end up with the bigger part. When I see capitalism masquerading as Christianity. […]

Posted in: Church, Theology

I am the best of me. I am the worst of me. I am not me.

March 26, 2013


I am the best of me. I am the worst of me. I am not me. Some days, everything falls into place and I cannot be stopped. I am creative, brimming with potential, full of good cheer. I am original. I control myself to meet my goals. No sooner do I dream than I accomplish. […]

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God is Slow

March 22, 2013


There are some books you love the first time you read them, but should never be re-read because they are sweeter in memory than in reality. You grow and change so much as a person that revisiting them is like a return trip to your high school: everything is how you remember it, except you. […]

Posted in: Patience