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Speaking Truth to Empires

I have been reading a lot of NT Wright lately (How God Became King and The Day the Revolution Began). There is a passage in HGBK that seems to speak to our role as Christians today when it comes to … Continue reading

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Living Generously

The story of the Rich Young Man (or the Rich Young Ruler) in Matthew 19:16-22 is always a difficult passage. People ask me if Jesus really meant for the young man to sell everything before following him. Honestly, I ask … Continue reading

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What Mr. Chapin Taught Me About Complaining- And Why It Matters

I grew up in a small farming community in North West Pennsylvania. Our school was small ¬†which gave you the opportunity to build relationships with a wide range of students and teachers. One teacher that all of us had at … Continue reading

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Adoption Update: Thinking About a Name

Naming our kids has been an important process for Andrea and I. We have felt that the names we give our children is part blessing, and part a vision for their life. Case in point: Abigail means “A Father’s Joy”: … Continue reading

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It’s A Boy!

Last night on my Facebook page I posted the above picture as a little teaser to the news we want to share as a family. It was fun watching everyone’s comments fly in to a picture with no real context. … Continue reading

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Wesley Covenant Prayer

This prayer of John Wesley has been on my heart for a while. I wanted to share it with you (The language has been updated a bit). I am no longer my own, but yours. Put me to what you … Continue reading

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A Healing Community

The 2016 Election has been unlike any I’ve seen in my short life. Especially with the prevalence of social media to carry out anonymous debates and attacks. This election has only magnified the divisions in our country while creating a … Continue reading

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