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A Pound of Nard

Holy Week Meditation on John 12:1-11

This was NOT a funeral dinner. It was supposed to be a funeral dinner. Martha had been working on it for days  – but Jesus had changed all those plans when he’d shown up at Lazarus’ tomb. 544 more words

I saw the Church: Discusions on The Cost of Discipleship


Our leadership team has quarterly gathering for training, development, and typically some really good breakfast and lunch. This quarter we spent the entire training day in discussion about what does it mean to really follow Jesus. 671 more words

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: April 9, 1945

“To be conformed to the image of Christ is not an ideal to be striven after. It is not as though we had to imitate him as ell as we could. 125 more words

a Veiled Autobiography

The beatitudes are at the very core of Jesus’ inaugural teaching in the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5-7.

They are more than an explanation of principle, or a set of ethics and certainly greater than a list of pious platitudes; they are a declaration of a person. 475 more words


Journey Through Mark - 10

Welcome back to our journey together. I pray that by now this walk is a part of your daily routine. I pray that as we walk together, you are growing closer and closer to our walking companion – Jesus.  758 more words

Christian Living

We're on a need-to-know basis with God

In living the Life of the Spirit we give up the need for control, the selfish desires that rule our lives, the right to call the shots, and much more. 848 more words


Far be it from me

“No! I will surely buy it from you for a price, for I will not offer burnt offerings to the LORD my God which cost me nothing.” 2 Samuel 24:24… 105 more words