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Month: January 2016

Matt Hook ~ What on Earth Am I Here For? with Andrae Sweeney

January 16, 2016

  Dr. Matt Hook and Andrae Sweeney share about the nature of real worship. [vimeo id=”151345067″]

Carrie Carter ~ With

January 14, 2016

I thought God was more of a “here’s the things I want you to work on—chop, chop,” kind of God…

Jerry Walls ~ Wheaton, Allah, & the Trinity: Do Muslims Really Worship the Same God as C.S. Lewis?

January 13, 2016

Christian worship, whether expressed in the sacrament of Holy Communion, or in classic hymnody, is premised on gratitude for an act of sacrificial love that Muslims reject by virtue of denying not only the incarnation, but even that Jesus died on the cross. These distinctively Christian beliefs not only inspire Christian worship and devotion, but also define its content.

Michelle Bauer ~ More and More

January 11, 2016

The Gospel stirs things up…

James Petticrew ~ Holy Tenacity

January 7, 2016

Yet day after day, week after week, month after month, year after year, and decade after decade, Jeremiah persistently did what God had called him to do. He didn’t give up, he didn’t move to a city where people were more responsive, he didn’t modify his message, he persistently carried on doing what God had called on him to do.

Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ Everyday Saints: Faith and Cancer

January 6, 2016

Lori has been enrolled in hospice – and un-enrolled. She’s been through multiple kinds of chemo, of drugs that required special special permission to try. And while she uses words like peace and faith, I keep thinking of the word grace.

I think it’s because her peace and faith become grace to the rest of us.

Kimberly Reisman ~ Three Things You Need to Know about Refugees

January 4, 2016

We would do well to recall – especially in these days after Christmas – that the Gospels tell us about Jesus as a refugee child, whose family was forced to flee to Egypt to escape the wrath of a murderous monarch.

Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ The Most Underrated New Year’s Prayer

January 2, 2016

That’s the big New Year fear, isn’t it? That we’ll grow weary of carrying out our resolutions. That we’ll grow weary of driving to the gym in cold wind. That we’ll grow weary of eating lettuce instead of crispy golden potato wedges. That we’ll grow weary of monitoring our spending, going on another blind date, volunteering at the dingy soup kitchen.