Category: Discipleship

Soldier’s lament

  [Takes helmet off, drops shield and falls down on ground] Oh man-oh-man…where to start…warning – this is scattered. Sorry. I’m trying to work things out in life (Phil 2:12) and I just keep coming back to this overwhelming feeling of regret and sense of having failed on so many fronts (Rom 7:15). First and …

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Empty cup…empty tomb

I live for Easter…and because of it. Every year this season becomes more and more precious to me for what it represents. If you’ve visited here before you know that we’re big Ray Vanderlaan fans (RVL). We were blessed by an incredible message he delivered on the 5th cup (God’s wrath) as we prepare to …

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Still the heart

Okay, so I suffer from two prominent writing maladies – 1) I am not a writer; and, 2) if I was or had a scintilla of writing ability it has completely shut down at the moment…to which I must conclude I have the non-writer’s version of “writers-block”.  The following is a reprint…still applicable best I …

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Me, me, me, me, me

A running joke in my social circle is that I’m going to write a book titled, “People suck”…the reality is that it’s not funny. It’s true. Before I go further let me say that I include myself in this indictment and the subtitle would be “AND…we’re all people”. I have to admit that I’ve struggled …

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The Last Christmas?

This year, our Christmas tree barely made it through Christmas day. So, it quickly landed in the tree graveyard in the vacant lot next door. But, most of the other Christmas decorations remain scattered throughout our rooms. So, I thought I’d take one last opportunity to reflect on Christmas. I really enjoyed Christmas this year, …

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