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entering into the holy places

Here is a tribute to the past five weeks I spent serving the Lord.

I learned many things, although I can only give you glimpses of my story… because what I learned during those five weeks was learned through my experiences, and not through empty words spoken over me.  1,072 more words

Cs Lewis

When It's Time to Flee

It seems that all you have to do is turn on the TV, turn on the computer, or turn on your phone and you will instantly be bombarded by temptations from all sides.   1,208 more words


Waiting for Tatooine

“Are you going on to perfection?” A Wesleyan question.

It is a question, though, that makes an assumption, namely that we are not there yet. While we desire, long for, and strive to be made perfect in love, we must admit that if we are still going on, we have not arrived. 736 more words


Throwback Thursday ~ To Tithe or Not to Tithe...

Originally published August 22, 2013

…that is the question. But should it be? And is it really as simple as that? Yes. And no. On the “simple answer” side, there are two things to keep in mind: 1,232 more words

Throwback Thursday

Weight a Second: The Secret of Good Health and Godliness

Standing on the scale, I watched the digital numbers escalate while my weight was calculated. The final number made me cringe.

How can I exercise all week, control my appetite, and not lose an ounce? 463 more words

Cling To The Vine

Abiding in the Vine ~ at Satisfaction Through Christ

I looked over at the little stump of cantaloupe branch I had cut off and thrown away. Because it hadn’t been abiding in the main vine, it had dried up. 130 more words


Calvin's Social Agenda

In my previous two posts (here and here), I have quoted from a series of sermons given by Calvin on 1 Corinthian 11:11-16. The sermons shed light on Calvin’s view of social hierarchy, social mobility, and social customs; and he sounds much more medieval… 1,247 more words