Revelation 21

Loosening Perfectionism’s Grip 

This past holiday season, I had the joy of performing one of life’s most satisfying but irritating tasks: stringing up Christmas lights.  The frustration begins right off the bat with figuring out how to untangle them.  Then, you need to make … more »

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The Beauty in Waiting

Mikel Bulgakov’s Russian masterpiece “Master and Margarita” follows the Devil, Woland, and his minions as they descend upon Moscow to terrorize, destroy, and uproot society. However, despite his unsettling violence, Woland ultimately serves as a force of good and truth … more »

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The With-ness of God

Around 6th grade, my family bubble wrapped and boxed everything we owned of great value and absolute necessity. We were making our way across the Red Sea. The Moses in my mother shared the revelation of the promised land just … more »

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Missio on Restoration (Revelation 21:22-22:6): The Undying Lands

“Is everything sad going to come untrue?” ― J.R.R. Tolkien J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy is, in many (if not all respects), one of the greatest stories ever written. The fairy tale land of Middle-Earth bears a … more »

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Missio on Restoration (Revelation 21:22-22:6): Get Dirty

And one day when the sky rolls back on us Some rejoice and the others fuss Cause every knee must bow and tongue confess That the Son of God is forever blessed His is the Kingdom, we’re the guests So … more »

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The Big Short and All Things New

Late last year, the Academy Award winning film, “The Big Short,” hit theaters across the world. It tells the story of the 2008 housing market meltdown. In short, this rendition of the crisis pits Wall Street bankers and federal regulators … more »

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