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The Deceit of Duty

Unless we are deliberate and careful, precious time during visits from those we love and cherish may be stolen by a misleading sense of duty. Continue reading

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Strangers in the Church

Remember that scene where Jesus describes separating the sheep and the goats? Wasn’t part of that based on how we treat strangers? Continue reading

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Beyond the Lonely Places

A middle-aged man standing in the rain gets picked up by a young shop teacher… and impacts the rest of his life… without ever knowing it. Maybe.
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Drifter at the Door

Finding a homeless person asleep at the doors of the church just might be the best possible way to start a Lord’s Day. Continue reading

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Biking for Jesus–Part II

I think we who claim to follow Jesus find it really convenient to muse such questions philosophically and quite inconvenient to make the answers actually guide our behavior. Continue reading

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Biking for Jesus–Part I

He also seemed to be tired and in pain. Given that he’d already ridden nearly fifty miles with sixty-to-seventy pounds of gear on his bike, that seemed a safe speculation. Continue reading

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Mo Better

Along with finding out how small Highland, Kansas, was and how unprepared he was academically, he also found a teacher who noticed how quiet he was and how much he kept to himself. Continue reading

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Come On In

Our friend, Jesus, is no less eager to receive us as his guests. No matter how late it is. Continue reading

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