living faith in ALL CAPS and with bold font!

First, a note to my readers: Posting in this blog is seldom an end to itself ; the writing that shows up in this space is usually part of a bigger picture that's playing out in a new book I'm writing, a class I'm teaching, a conference I'm scheduled to speak at, or simply stuff …

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Communion, and the Spectacular Initiative of New Life

I'd like to challenge you to show up at your local faith community, to take communion (as we will at Wake Forest Presbyterian - you are welcome at our church), and to turn your heart toward the spectacular initiative of New Life that we celebrate, and that we strive to live into with creativity, with faithfulness, and with joy.

My family, my treasure – Maul cruise part II

“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal; but store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust consumes and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also." - Matthew 6:19-21 …

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Ravenna, the Rubicon, and personal renaissance as an article of faith

Then Solomon began to build the house of the Lord in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah, where the Lord had appeared to his father David, at the place that David had prepared on the threshing floor of Ornan the Jebusite. He began to build on the second day in the second month of the fourth year …

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