Lessons Learned on the Journey

The Paradox of Love - Grace and Truth

I used to think that love was a "balance between grace and truth" - as if they could be separated. Sometimes, I communicate with EITHER grace OR truth, but not both. The result is a…

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Spiritual Fitness

I enjoy the discipline of physical exercise because it fits my "to-do list" mentality. Yet, when I apply this same mentality to my spirtual life I often fall short. For instance, reading…

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A Simpler Focus

Never in my lifetime have I had more time-saving devices, yet I don't seem to have enough time. How can that be? …

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No Regrets!

Regrets come in many flavors: …

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Devoted or Lukewarm?

Devote yourself to prayer with an alert mind and a thankful heart. Colossians 4:2 NLT …

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The Paradox of the Invisible

God tells me that the invisible is as real as the visible. As a scientist, I struggle to believe in things I cannot see, touch, or measure. However, the invisible is actually very real and is the…

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A Confident Hope

I used to think that hope was a feeling of expectation and desire for something good. For instance, as a young boy I hoped for ice cream after my Little League baseball games. This kind of hope was…

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Ambitions?

What is my greatest ambition in life? Ambitions define how I allot my limited resources of time, finances, and talents. Jesus understands this as He asks me, …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Who Is He?

The question about Jesus is not about His existence, but rather His identity. Just who is He? Jesus asks His disciples, …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Tradition vs. Radical Living

And why do you break the command of God for the sake of your tradition? Matthew 15:3 NIV …

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