Tag Archives: Faithfulness

Praise for the Proverbs 31 Woman

The “Proverbs 31 woman,” spoken of by many in Christian circles, is described as a woman, “clothed in strength and dignity,” and who “laughs without fear of the future” (NLT). She is precious and trusting, considerate and kind, one to … more »

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Missio on Story (Hebrews 11:32-28): “What More Can I Say?”

Sometimes, humans can be stubborn.  Most times, humans will be stubborn.  I have always had to fight the temptation of pride.  When I was younger, I would be under the impression that my way of doing something was the best … more »

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Learning About Vocation

“Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be cowboys….” Most of life is autobiographical, and that’s as true of me as of anyone. Simply said, I am my grandfather’s grandson, and he was a hero to me for all … more »

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Missio on Daniel: When Life Gives You Lions…

In many lines of work, one of the key factors of success is ability to work in stressful situations.  Logically, if one can maintain composure during a hailstorm of difficulties and other obstacles, that individual will manage just fine when … more »

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Missio on Loving the City: The TV Won’t Stop Talking

The TV won’t stop talking. I hear so many words – terrible news stories, shallow comedy shows, meaningless reality programs, this celebrity this, that sports game that – following me wherever I go. It’s on all day at work, my … more »

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Missio on Joseph: The Means Matter

In Genesis 41 Joseph rises to unimaginable power over Egypt, being second only to Pharaoh, and through his wise governance as Egypt’s grand steward, Egypt is saved from famine, as is the whole known world.  This rise to power, however, … more »

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A Film for Advent 4: Revelation

Revelation  “Woe to me!” I cried. “I am ruined! For I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips, and my eyes have seen the King, the Lord Almighty.” Then one of the seraphim flew … more »

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Baling Twine and Wendell Berry Too

We were walking through the pastures of his farm, and he gave a distinctive whistle; a quarter mile away I could see their heads move, then slowly the big horses began to trot their way towards their friend, Wendell Berry. … more »

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