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Take a moment and read Ephesians 4:15-16,

It is God’s desire that you live to the full potential of His design for you.  This means that God has intended from the time you took those first steps toward Him that you would come to know Him and become like Him in character.  655 more words


It. All. Matters.

I would like to think that any good I do on this earth will matter. Not only here on earth but that it would truly matter one day before God. 427 more words


The wisdom of the Ancient Chinese: Busyness

The Chinese word for being busy is 忙. It is the combination of the word for heart, and the word for death.  This suggests that busyness can kill the heart (Original idea from Ken Shigematsu, in God in my Everything). 250 more words


Recent Reading

Helmut Thielicke A little exercise for young theologians – a good little book to give young students a healthy perspective on studying. I wish I had read this 15 years ago. 719 more words


Book Review: God in my Everything by Ken Shigematsu

In fifteen easy-to-read chapters, Pastor Ken Shigematsu (Tenth Avenue Church, Vancouver, BC) provides an outline and structure for individuals seeking to follow the monastic tradition of creating a “Rule of Life.” After a solid (yet not tedious) introduction to the topic and its place and in historical and biblical context and desired function in a Christian’s life, with a tender pastoral heart mixed with personal vulnerability, Shigematsu provides a a spiritual framework for the reader to develop a specific yet personalized practice in each of the 12 Rule of Life areas. 164 more words

Book Reviews

God In My Everything (review)

God in My Everything: How an Ancient Rhythm Helps Busy People Enjoy God by Ken Shigematsu

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

It’s always a good sign when an author’s book comes from the requests of readers or hearers to learn more. 750 more words

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