Tag: intention

it’s all about the prep #advent

“See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you,     who will prepare your way; the voice of one crying out in the wilderness:     ‘Prepare the way of the Lord,     make his paths straight,’” John the baptizer appeared in the wilderness, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And people from the whole Judean…

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gentleness, plus thanksgiving, plus excellence equals “God’s quality of peace”

It is fairly impossible to post this morning with a house full with family. I will, however, share this amazing scripture, with one short comment: Always be full of joy in the Lord. I say it again—rejoice! Let your gentleness be known to all. Remember, the Lord is coming soon. Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray…

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race, intention, and relationships

“We won’t heal anything in this great divide if we’re not intentional; and all the good intention in the world will amount to nothing if we fail to invest in ongoing relationships with real people.” Thursday afternoon I accompanied the pastors of our church (Rebekah and John) to a seminar – hosted by Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary – titled,…

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