Monthly Archives: July 2018

Prayer as Truth-Telling

“We must lay before him what is in us; not what ought to be in us.” ~ C.S. Lewis “Into your hand I commit my spirit.” ~ Jesus and David One of the truths I grip with all my strength … Continue reading

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The Faithfulness of God

This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope. It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness. Lamentations 3:21-23 When we suffer … Continue reading

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Life at the Speed of Your Father

When pride comes, then comes shame; But with the humble is wisdom. Proverbs 11:2 “Oh Lord, it’s hard to be humble when you’re perfect in every way.” Mac Davis I went backpacking with my eighty-year-old father and twenty-six-year old son recently and it … Continue reading

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My Letter to Eugene Peterson

Dear Mr. Peterson, I received your address from David Hansen. I read his book The Art of Pastoring and sent him a letter thanking him for his contribution to my understanding of what it meant to be a pastor and … Continue reading

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