Category Archives: Christian living

A New Years Prayer by Howard Thurman

“Grant that I may pass throughthe coming year with a faithful heart.There will be much to test me andmake weak my strength before the year ends.In my confusion I shall often say the word that is not true and do … Continue reading

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Advent Hope for Friday

I often think it is my workto find You, and in the tangle of my life I stumbleinto brambles of doubt and pits of uncertaintiesand wonder where You are hiding, and then Iremember: You seek and I am found. ~ … Continue reading

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A Parable of American Evangelicalism

The crowd waits in anticipation. The crowd awaits their leader, the long-awaited victor. They open up the gates of their hearts to welcome their savior. They shout, “Save us! Deliver us from oppression! Save us, oh chosen one of God!” … Continue reading

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Voluntary Ignorance

I’ve been thinking about John Wesley and how he is remembered as a faithful and “successful” evangelist of the 18th Century. In 1731 he began to limit his expenses so that he would have more money to give to the … Continue reading

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Lord, Have Mercy: A Litany of the Person

As I have reflected all around me, and as I have been quite restless at night, I thought it would be fun, and hopefully encouraging, to make a short video (just over 3 minutes). You can watch it here. I … Continue reading

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