Of kid’s clothes and kindness

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“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience” (Colossians 3:12 NIV). Have you noticed how course and sarcastic our culture has become? We’re convinced that we have to be thick-skinned and savvy to survive these days. Or do we? Is it possible that there is a different… Read more »

On the clock

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“But these things I plan won’t happen right away. Slowly, steadily, surely, the time approaches when the vision will be fulfilled. If it seems slow, wait patiently, for it will surely take place. It will not be delayed” (Habakkuk 2:3 NLT). Ever wonder how the human invention of the clock has affected us? God’s creation… Read more »

Shalom at home

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“…Let each one go home in peace” (1 Kings 22:17 NIV). Nearly every Sunday after church our family has lunch at our house. All of our children are grown and married, but they all gather to eat at our table on Sundays. I assumed our grocery bill would go down after the kids left home…… Read more »

Took some leaders to Catalyst

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We’re having a great time together at Catalyst 09 in Atlanta, Georgia. Nine of us WCCers joined about 12,000 other Christian leaders for a couple of days of leadership level encouragement. Today, we heard from Andy Stanley, Rob Bell, Coach Tony Dungy, Francis Chan… It’s like drinking from a fire hydrant. We didn’t get back… Read more »

Who loves most?

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“A certain moneylender had two debtors: one owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty. “When they were unable to repay, he graciously forgave them both. Which of them therefore will love him more?” Simon answered and said, “I suppose the one whom he forgave more.” And He said to him, “You have judged correctly.”… Read more »