Tag Archives: Contentment

If Talking Is A Skill, Then It’s Mine!

Skills are inherent, innate, gifts from God. Before our creation God has enabled us with a set of skills that we are to use for his glory and to further the Kingdom. Just because skills are supposed to be utilized … more »

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Grace to Keep Going

As I have grown up, I have come to have a love/hate relationship with Proverbs 31. I love it because it is the infallible word of God. It is useful for “teaching, rebuking, correcting, and training in righteousness” (2 Timothy … more »

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The Mission-field Next Door

Ever since my lower education, there has always been an emphasis on progression up the corporate ladder. The thinking being that all people desire to obtain the maximum amount of money and power available to them in life. This ambitious … more »

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Missio on Calling (1 Corinthians 7:17-24): Follow The Light

Paul’s advice to the Corinthians stings more this morning than it has before. As I sat down to write this reflection, my phone blew up with texts from my sister, Kelsey. The little boy she cares for, Ethan, unexpectedly passed … more »

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Missio on Calling (1 Corinthians 7:17-24): On Contentment

I am convicted by this passage on leading the lives to which we are called, specifically in the area of comparison and the “grass is always greener” mentality that so often plagues me.  In verse 17, it is stated very … 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 Calling (1 Corinthians 7:17-24): The Art of Compromise

I have often found myself striving – striving to be more, to do better, to live a more upright and righteous life. In the past, this striving has led to feelings of inadequacy that have proven destructive to myself and … more »

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Missio on Calling (1 Corinthians 7:17-24): Status Isn’t Everything

As the Capital Fellows Program drew to a close, I began thinking a lot about next steps, particularly in regards to my career path. I’ve been in D.C. now for just over two years, I’m almost 25 and still an … more »

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Missio on Calling (1 Corinthians 7:17-24): The Long View

It is the plague of the millennial generation to be unhappy where we are.  In all different circumstances, we believe there is something better.  We believe there is another job or situation that would be more fulfilling, or as Christians, … more »

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Missio on Mary and Martha (Luke 10:38-42)

The story of Mary and Martha is challenging for me. As someone who believes that we are on Earth for a purpose and a mission, simply sitting back and listening – even to Jesus Himself – seems like more of … more »

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