Tag Archives: C.S. Lewis

Work Without Faith…

  “Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. It is vain that you rise up early, and go late to rest, eating the bread of … more »

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Missio on Genesis 11: Our “Excessive Selfness”

Near my desk at work is a TV hanging from the ceiling, playing the news. The voices of our candidates, our news reporters, our First Lady, blare all day long. Today, during a commercial break, I heard “Learn languages online! … more »

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Let’s Start at the Very Beginning (Again)

We all live our life by some narrative, even if it’s only “I owe, I owe, so off to work I go.” The narrative frames the activity and gives it meaning.  Of course, most of us have lived our lives … 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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Always Winter, Never Christmas

“It is winter in Narnia,” said Mr. Tumnus, “and has been for ever so long…. always winter, but never Christmas.” There are words that capture our imaginations, often from the very first time we hear them. I confess that when … more »

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