Category Archives: reflections

the fig.

For the last few years, I’ve intentionally tried to experience Holy Week by reading from the bible exactly what it says Jesus was doing each day. Yesterday, you know, was Palm Sunday and the “triumphal entry” into Jerusalem. All Jews, … Continue reading

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a bowl of soup.

I stole these ideas from Andy Stanley. At least, the start of them. Nothing you read here originated with me, but it is a result of Andy’s Opening Session at Catalyst. And since I’m still reflecting on it after 6 … Continue reading

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embrace the season.

I’m not a songwriter. At least, I don’t think I am. If I could write a song, I would like to have written this one. It’s based on Jeremiah 29, one of my favorites. For me, this passage is all … Continue reading

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not witholding

I couldn’t sleep tonight (actually, I slept great until around 3AM and haven’t been able to sleep since), so I started reading Matthew 5, the beatitudes. “But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute … Continue reading

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mulligan, please

“The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat of its fruit.” Proverbs 18:21 I don’t know a lot about golf, but the men and my family do. Overhearing their many conversations, I … Continue reading

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as you’re going…

prov. 16:9 “In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps.” Last night, after a pretty great, but a pretty long day at Catalyst, I wanted to dip out just before general dismissal to beat … Continue reading

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