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Growing Intimacy and Union

2017 was a year that was marked by a season of one thing. Busyness.  Early in this decade of excavation and journeying to become good soil, I learned that busyness kills intimacy with God. 639 more words

4 Streams

Why Do New Year’s Resolutions Fail?

People who make New Year’s resolutions overwhelmingly fail to keep them. Dan Diamond, writing in Forbes, reports that researchers at the University of Scranton found that only 8 percent of people actually keep their resolutions. 671 more words

Spiritual Life

True listening are a testimony of our faith...

In witnessing, the role of talking is frequently overemphasized. Does that sound strange? It’s true. Silence and especially true listening are often the strongest testimony of our faith. 40 more words

Evangelism - Manner

Assumptions and Hurry …

We took my son to Outback for his birthday (his request).   The meal was excellent and I paid with my debit card (who carries cash anymore?). 431 more words

Lessons From Life

Vampire christians suck - less but more. And how this partly relates to why I don’t pray anymore.

Willard’s quote below is an additional reason I struggle with prayer and hardly pray much at all anymore (there are many reasons). Primarily, I haven’t found a proper way to pray that sits well w/my theology. 215 more words


Worth Reading: The Divine Conspiracy by Dallas Willard

I recently finished reading this book and I loved it. At certain points while reading the book I was consciously aware of my spirit being lifted and nourished – and despite my love for reading that is something I don’t experience often. 452 more words

Filling Up Fasting

As we approach the end of the year, the holidays will start coming to mind, as we plan, organize, and begin marking up our calendars. 393 more words