beyond lame “dad jokes” – when men sit around and talk about Jesus

Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me. - 2 Corinthians 12:9 eleven men walk into a .... What do you get when a systems manager, a small-business owner, …

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A conversation about meaning: with Jesus, Thoreau, Holmes, and yours truly

Wednesday evening my "The Men's Room" small group wrapped up our three-month study of 10 Life-Charged Words. Conversation centered around the following familiar quotes that open the final chapter. The first, from 1854, was penned by Henry David Thoreau: "The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation." …

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Writers Need Community Too

Today, as promised, features the third in a series of blogs on Christian Community. These posts were written for (and posted on) the "Upper Room Books" blog page. Derek Maul, Upper Room author, shares  thoughts on the importance of Christian community in the final of three blog posts. Derek’s latest book is 10 Life-Charged Words: Real …

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