Tag Archives: Formation

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Missio on Genesis 1: Charlotte Mason on Educating Children of God

I wonder how education would look if we approached it with a mindset influenced by Genesis 1:26-31. Would we teach a child differently if we viewed him or her as a ruler of creation, created in the image of the … more »

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Missio on Strife: Removing Staples, Underemployment, and the Kingdom of God

It was yet another rainy Wednesday morning when I walked into the Russell Senate office building.  I set my umbrella against the wall and got to straight to work.  Before me were dozens of letters from 2009 with tea bags … more »

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Woodworking, Building a Business, and Spiritual Formation in Light of Genesis 1

In Genesis 1, God worked.  He made this world and made us – in His image.  And He said it was good, even very good.  For me, the best way I feel that I image God well is through turning … more »

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Reading and Vocation in the Local Church

Cultures and community habits of reading books and resources including and beyond the Bible are foundational to developing our capacity to discern how to live faithfully to the scriptural story in our particular time and place. more »

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A Lenten Journey in Paris

This is the ninth, and final, reflection in the Missio Lent series. Read the rest here. One of our family’s most treasured joys of living in Paris is regularly worshiping with others at the American Cathedral. Each Sunday, people from all … more »

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Moving Home

This liturgical season of Lent invites us to slow down and notice the Holy Spirit dwelling here, creating a home within us. Lent is a good season to allow God to make his home within us more intentionally, to be present with him wherever we are. more »

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Finding Each Other

A marriage grown strong is a marriage of re-seeking and re-finding the one we already found. more »

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Consecration and Candles

With elementary aged children in my house, it’s not easy to avoid the fact that today is Groundhog’s Day. We awaited the rodent’s predictions, and we have even spent some time talking about whether what he “predicts” could be true. … more »

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The Sins and Sorrows of Selma

THE SINS AND SORROWS OF SELMA A Father’s Loves, A Daughter’s Hopes No more let sins and sorrows grow Nor thorns infest the ground He comes to make his blessings flow Far as the curse is found Far as the … more »

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Merry Michaelmas

Angels don’t often figure into our theologies of work, but perhaps they should. more »

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