Tag Archives: Change

Jesus Sees You

When Jesus came to the place, he looked up and said to him, “Zacchaeus, hurry and come down; for I must stay at your house today.” Luke 19:5 In this story, it says that Jesus is looking for Zacchaeus, and … Continue reading

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Be The Change You Want To See In The World

All empty souls tend toward extreme opinions. ~ William Butler Yeats Your discipleship program is perfectly designed to produce the disciples you have. ~ Dallas Willard In my first pastorate in Oklahoma there was a crusty old man named Steve. … Continue reading

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Fierce Spirituality

When I was a twenty-eight-year-old pastor I thought it would be a good idea to preach through the book of Romans verse-by-verse. I was out of my depth. If you have ever spent much time in the book you might … Continue reading

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The Jail

While Joseph was there in the prison, the LORD was with him.  Genesis 39:20 I sat down on a cold plastic chair in a four-foot-wide room; a thick barrier of Plexiglas spanned the table to the ceiling. Tender names of … Continue reading

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The Voice

One evening a few years ago, I was driving home in the gentle rain of the Pacific Northwest. In the back of my old Jeep lay a gift for the best grandson in the wide world that I had purchased … Continue reading

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Slow Healing

God saw everything that he had made, and indeed, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day. (Genesis 1:30) I took them up in my arms; but they did not know that I … Continue reading

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The Pearl

The kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking beautiful pearls, who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had and bought it.  ~Jesus  What is the Summum bonum of life; the value … Continue reading

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