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Blessed are the Grateful

Hydrangeas outside the Hayes Conference Centre in Swanwick, Derbyshire, England. A friend asked me if I would write a post with what advice I’d give the me from 20 years ago. I suspect he is 20 years younger than my … Continue reading

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All the Time

God is at work, all the time. I’ve been thinking about this concept a lot in the last few years, I mention it in my writing and preaching, and more and more it rings true. God is at work, all … Continue reading

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A Gift Worth Giving

Recently I’ve read Rich in Years: Finding Peace and Purpose in a Long Life, by Johann Christoph Arnold. It’s a Plough Publishing book, and I recommend it and anything published by Plough, including the beautiful and thoughtful quarterly magazine of … Continue reading

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Just on the Other Side

Come, let us return to the LORD; for he has torn us, that he may heal us; he has struck us down, and he will bind us up. After two days he will revive us; on the third day he … Continue reading

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What Do You Think I Should….

Come, let us return to the LORD; for he has torn us, that he may heal us; he has struck us down, and he will bind us up. After two days he will revive us; on the third day he … Continue reading

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Born Again

Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” (John 3:3, ESV) This is such an odd saying, and for many of us we have grown up with … Continue reading

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Trinity

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False Gods, Simplify

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Fasting

Here is Winston, about nine weeks old. Winston has been with us for nearly two weeks. Earlier this week, he and his sister Maggie (yes, named after two British prime ministers) chewed on a Sego palm, something extremely toxic for … Continue reading

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Choosing Life

A vulture waiting on a rooftop during a recent walk…. I have a friend who has a lovely wife and a young child. The child is growing up away from his father because his father is in prison. He is … Continue reading

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