Author Archives: Stanton Coman

I am Able. But, Am I Willing?

Over the last few months I have been faced with a question that continues to occupy my mind and my prayers. Why is it that Christians are not just bad to others but bad to each other? I don’t believe that … more »

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Missio on Calling (1 Corinthians 7:17-24): A Vision for A Wedding

When you plan a wedding (or at least as my fiancée and I plan ours), you dream about ways to love and include the people that you love and include in your daily life. For us, both together and individually, … more »

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Missio on Work (Ephesians 6:5-9): The Freedom to be Free

Life is full of unsexy tasks. For example, unclogging toilets, roofing, spreadsheets, thank you letters, file sorting, quality control, set striking… the list goes on. I’ve done all of those things listed above and then some, and most of them … more »

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Missio on Justice (Acts 16:16-40): A Broken System

A defined code of law is a staple of what most people would consider a “modern society.” Every American student learns in their first serious world history lesson about Hammurabi’s Code from Babylon. “An eye for an eye and a tooth … more »

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Missio on Ecclesiastes: Relational Investment

Last year one of my professors confronted us with the question “Can you know the world and still love it?” Right off the bat I wanted to scream “Yes! Of course!”, my pride swelling at what I saw as a … more »

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Missio on Daniel: The Biblical Impossibility of Objectivity

All my life I have heard about and seen illustrations regarding the idea that as a Christian, Christ must be at the center of my life. In every thought and decision it is His influence, example and voice that must … more »

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Missio on Generosity: Ever Heard of South Sudan?

I majored in geography in college because I love people, places, and the space between cultures. Most of my undergrad courses focused on development issues in Central and South America, covering both the theory and implementation of modern development strategies. … more »

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Missio on Joseph: FanDuel, Dorothy Sayers, and Joseph

Sports are one the most enjoyed and exclusive past times in the whole world. Virtually every country has a national sport, and every four years each of those countries vies for a spot in one of a dozen major international … more »

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With Jimmy and Louise in Stuarts Draft

When I was a child I was lucky enough to have two sets of incredible grandparents who lived less than two hours away. My mother’s parents, Jimmy and Louise, lived in the middle of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia in … more »

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