Be Present

I wonder what would happen if we put our phones away. Stop obsessing with who’s who and Hollywood. Put aside politics and the daily news. And rather…start looking across the table. Listening to what is being said.

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Day 35 – The Graduation Speech

Today we read Paul’s final benediction to the somewhat unpredictable Corinthian church. His closing remarks in 2 Cor. 13:11-14 remind me of ones you might hear at a graduation ceremony. Poignant. Succinct. Meaningful. If you recall over the past few chapters, Paul has addressed these city-dwellers with instructions on how to live life. These are…

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Day 5 – Keep the Peace

Have you recently been wronged? Are you in a stuck place, wrestling with anger & bitterness? Look with me at Paul’s example in pursuing forgiveness.

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Why Helping Others is More About Faith than Finances

As many of you are aware, Haiti is the birthplace of our adopted son, Comerson. As a result, this fifth-world country has captured a piece of our heart. But quite honestly, the bond goes much deeper. The people here are much like you and me.       They love family and friends and go…

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Onions. I never liked them anyways.

Out of nowhere, you could see glimpses of God’s mercy. His presence was apparent when I opened my eyes to behold.

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Life in Haiti

On Saturday, I returned from a missions trip to Haiti. I came back a bit beaten up this go around as my body is continuing to recover from the chikagunya virus, a mosquito transmitted virus. I can’t seem to quite shake it from my bloodstream. I’m on day 6–which should leave me shouting from the…

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