Tag Archives: Responsibility

Missio on Generosity: Work Like No One’s Watching

My mom has a lot of sayings. A lot. She is chock full of expressions, metaphors, and phrases which she uses often and which have, whether for good or ill, become a natural part of my own vernacular. One of … more »

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Missio on Joseph: How Do We Fundraise?

Without fundraising, non-profits cannot exist. Generally, it seems like a good thing to donate money to an organization that you believe is a worthy cause. People willingly giving their money is completely understandable, but I work in fundraising, and asking … 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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Knowing & Doing

As I left Pittsburgh yesterday, I decided to leave slowly, lingering through some of its neighborhoods on my way back to Virginia– so I got off the parkway, and drove through Oakland one more time, stopping near the Cathedral of … more »

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Ash Wednesday, and a Longing for Grace

For a thousand reasons, very near to my heart, I find myself awakening to the poetry of U2’s “Grace.” Perhaps it is that today is Ash Wednesday, beginning days and weeks of repentant remembering the truest truths about me– in … more »

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