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Answering The Call

Answering the Call continuums

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Here is a sermon preached at hilltop Chapel in What Cheer Iowa November 19, 2017. I have included the two continuums that were presented during the sermon. 21 more words

Religion

Stop Looking for Extraordinary Callings

We need to stop looking for extraordinary callings to give meaning to our lives, which often encourage us to think of others as tools in our self-crafting.   35 more words

Horton, Michael

Stop! You Are On Holy Ground!

One of my absolute favorite stories in the Old Testament (and the Bible as a whole, really) is the story of Moses and the burning bush.  502 more words

How I got here

It’s an interesting feeling when the people you love go off and start finding their life purposes…and you sit at home, cleaning up after a toddler and a puppy. 334 more words

Life in a fish tank

I had a dream one night about a beta fish that was in a 1 gallon tank. As it began to blow bubbles, we realized that this fish was ready to mate. 942 more words

To Love is to Heal.

Someone once told me that ‘You cannot heal a person, you can only love them.’ At that time I had thought to myself that if I ever encountered a person so broken and so weathered down by life, I would sprint in the opposite direction. 618 more words

Musings And Personal

Two years later, Tanzania calls me home

TANZANIA, ARRIVAL: I expect tears to fill my eyes when the car pulls up to Save Africa. That my first words will lurch thickly from my throat or be lost to the silent choke of too many emotions. 1,234 more words