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Discerning God's Will--Christ is the Criterion!

           “What’s God’s will/plan/direction for my life?” That’s certainly a question that many college students have, and so being involved in campus ministry you frequently get into discussions about how to best discern God’s will and purpose for our lives. 2,661 more words

Asset Based Community Ministry

Every now and then on the roller coaster of ministry, I read an article like this one and think, “Maybe there is hope for the church after all!” This article, from the wonderful… 452 more words

Spiritual Discernment

A lousy read?

Writing to the Sydney Morning Herald, someone said the reason fewer people read the Bible now is because it’s ‘a lousy read’ and in its present form is very different from the original. 115 more words

Spiritual Insight

Perception

Human beings are only able to perceive thirty percent of the range of the sun’s light and one seventieth of the spectrum of electromagnetic energy. But bats detect insects by sonar, pigeons navigate by magnetic fields, and bloodhounds perceive a world of smell unavailable to us. 87 more words

Meaning In Life

Are Tares Really Supposed to Grow up in the Church?

How many times have you heard someone in the church say something to this effect, “Let the wheat and the tares grow up together”? I have. 593 more words

Refocused

A few weeks ago, my registered nurse license renewal notice arrived in the mail, and for the first time in forty years, I didn’t automatically send in the fee to maintain it. 822 more words

Writing

What Do Squeegees Have to Do With Spirituality?

Spring cleaning brings out lots of tools — including the squeegee. A squeegee is a tool with a flat, smooth rubber blade that is used to remove or control liquid from a flat or slightly curved surface. 617 more words

Spiritual Practice