Archive for August, 2010

Monday, August 30th, 2010


There is much fear in my life right now. It’s tangible. I can cut it with a knife. I want to just freeze up and do nothing. But I will press on. I will trust in God.

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Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

RU a Christian Hipster?

Who says there is no fun on this blog? Ok, it’s been pretty unfun for awhile. So here’s my attempt. Took this quiz…came up with the following answer (Me?  A Christian Hipster?  Errr, ok…if you say so.  ;)…): Your Christian Hipster Quotient: 95 / 120 Extremely High CHQ. Congratulations! You are a grade A, Sufjan-caliber […]

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Wednesday, August 25th, 2010


The ancient Celts had a term for close fellowship called “Cymbrogi” (pronounced Koom-bro-gee). Pete Greig and the Order of the Mustard Seed define it like this: Cymbrogi are more than acquaintances – they are covenant companions, life-friends, brothers and sisters in arms. I like this description a great deal. I just like the depth of […]

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Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Not knowing

I am facing some very hard decisions right now. And I am finding it particularly confounding. The word says this on the matter (James 1:5-8, Message): 5-8If you don’t know what you’re doing, pray to the Father. He loves to help. You’ll get his help, and won’t be condescended to when you ask for it. […]

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Sunday, August 15th, 2010

One step at a time

Much better weekend. Came back from the trip to SC with a renewed sense of purpose. And it really gave me a sense of perspective. While I was there I had so much more energy which really speaks to the oppressive nature of all this localized stress at home. It’s a good reminder of what […]

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Sunday, August 8th, 2010


Man was this ever a hard weekend. Perhaps one the hardest I can recall. So much impending change all once. My stress went out the roof. And yet, through it all Christ was there in the midst of it, holding my hand. I got call from an old friend just a little bit ago.  I […]

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Thursday, August 5th, 2010

The dude abides

“Mortals make elaborate plans, but GOD has the last word. Humans are satisfied with whatever looks good; GOD probes for what is good. Put GOD in charge of your work, then what you’ve planned will take place” (Proverbs 16:1-3 Msg). I really like the way that the message puts this passage of scripture.  I especially […]

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