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Positive Regard & Empathic Listening

There is not any other distinction or any other belief system that can make us one, but the spirit of God that we share makes us one. So we hold on to our distinctions, and we regard each other as children of God, made in his image, and we listen empathically (as even Rogers identified as crucial for relationships!) from a position of peace and gentleness, full of mercy, i...

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Technology for God's Glory

Leave it to sinful man to conflate their good, God-given capability for developing technology and for building wonderful things with their own ego-driven self-aggrandizement....

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Introducing Advent 2016

In the next two weeks we will be starting a new series for Advent and Christmastime called: The Song that God Sings: Minor Key Melodies from the Minor Prophets. Where is God? This question reverberates in the prayers of the doubter, the skeptic, the atheist, the agnostic...and in the hearts of God's people alike. We see the brokenness surrounding our lives and our very own...

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Time Machine

Michael Kelshaw's sermon on "Singleness Reimagined" had me thinking about several conversations I've had that I would love to revisit with the Good News he shared. ...

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Thinking Seriously About Singleness

Thinking through some of the implications for single believers who are thinking seriously about staying single for life....

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Wisdom, Folly, and Culture

What in my day-to-day life is directing me to wisdom? To God? I came to a disheartening realization…nothing....

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To Listen with Faith and Wonder

Faithfully reading the Bible means that we don't wait for the text to amaze us. We have to sit with it, attend to it....

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