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Elf on the Shelf and Discipling Children

It is no secret among my friends that I am not a big fan of The Elf of the Shelf- the widely popular little guy who gets into mischief each night leading up to Christmas. It is interesting to see … Continue reading

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Resources for Advent 2014

One of the favorite memories as a kid was the Advent Countdown that my mom made my sister and I. Each day of Advent, we’d get a piece of candy and countdown the days until Christmas. It was a way … Continue reading

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Beautiful Feet

The prophet Isaiah writes, “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of the messenger who brings Good News, the Good News of peace and salvation, the Good News that the God of Israel reigns.” Isaiah 52:7 (NLT) Imagine living … Continue reading

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The Absence of God

I’ve been reading Eugene Peterson’s book,┬áChrist Plays in Ten Thousand Places, very slowly this Fall. The other day I came across a line that has been on my heart and mind ever since. He writes, “The story in which God … Continue reading

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What Are You Waiting For?

I’m not very good at waiting- or sitting still for that matter. If you call me on the phone, I usually have to stand up and pace around while we talk. But there is nothing like having to “hurry up … Continue reading

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