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Life has and needs limits – the question in time, though, becomes – who’s limits are these? As a pastor, I find people have a way of putting themselves in boxes of their own building. Life rolls by and we build a view of what can and cannot happen based on what we were told and experience, and every […]

Christian Preparation

God prepares. A consistent tenet of Christianity is how in the midst of change God prepares. While in slavery to Egypt God prepped Moses and the march to freedom he would lead. As Jerusalem fell and a life of exile became Israel’s reality, Daniel and others were made ready to stay faithful in the foreign land. Ultimately in […]

Why isn’t the Bible funny?

Lately, I’ve noticed – I rarely laugh during my devotional. I don’t know if this is a good or bad thing, its only something I’ve noticed. After reading a Psalm, a prophet, or a parable there is rarely a laugh on the other side, and given that laughter could be our most God-like quality it’s a quirk of […]