Monday Quote #11

O God, I have tasted Thy goodness, and it has both satisfied me and made me thirsty for more. I am painfully conscious of my need for further grace. I am ashamed of my lack of desire. O God, the Triune God, I want to want Thee; I long to be filled with longing; I […]

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Friday Meditation #31

15 But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, 16 keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander. 17 For […]

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Third Place Ministry

What comes to your mind when you think about what it means to do ministry? When I was younger, I always assumed that ministry was something that most frequently happened inside the walls of a church building.  That is where most of the ministry I had been involved with had been.  I went to church […]

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Don’t Let Fear Win

I know the world has always been a scary place full of terror and pain. The world is a scary place right now. Everyone seems to be ringing alarm bells all over the place. The human race seems to be terrified. We are afraid of losing our rights, whatever we perceive those rights to be. […]

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Monday Quote #10

“In His free grace, God is for man in every respect; He surrounds man from all sides. He is man’s Lord who is before him, above him, after him, and thence also with him in history, the locus of man’s existence. Despite man’s insignificance, God is with him as his Creator who intended and made […]

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Friday Meditation #30

1 The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel: 2 for gaining wisdom and instruction; for understanding words of insight; 3 for receiving instruction in prudent behavior, doing what is right and just and fair; 4 for giving prudence to those who are simple, knowledge and discretion to the young— 5 let the wise listen and add to their learning, and […]

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God Doesn’t Turn Us Away

I’ve been working from home some this week because my wife has been out of town. We homeschool our kids and so stayed home with them. We also have two dogs. As I was working this morning, the dogs came into my workspace because I didn’t shut the door. When my wife isn’t around they […]

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