We are moving forward, back to The Garden.
a liberating thread of thoughtfulness in a society where were are so quick to judge one another without regard to heart.
May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at
At the heart of this spiritual practice we must be prepared to pause every so often, take a deep refreshing breath of attention, and then simply respond to God’s goodness with a smile, or a prayer, or a fist-pump, or maybe even a small dance of joy.
we have a small group of men with the opportunity to become the beating heart of a new spiritual purposefulness for men in their home church. We all understand we must stand for something; maybe these men are being called to stand as something: “oaks of righteousness, planted by the Lord that he may be honored.”
in that beautiful moment I felt the weight of the hand of my father-in-law, Bob, on my shoulder; I felt the presence of uncle Charlie, too; and I felt the blessing of the Alexander heritage settle on me, just for a moment,
It’s well after midnight, but I’d like to briefly check in from Camp NuHop in Ohio. I’m here for a
It’s always exciting to be part of something that is alive, dynamic, full with enthusiasm, and growing. This has been true consistently in the faith communities Rebekah and I have been privileged to call home.
Today’s second post goes back to this blog’s ongoing commitment to discipleship: “Go make disciples of all nations, baptizing them