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Is this the story God meant to tell?

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If you were writing a story of victory, how would it go? Would you have a hero and a villain? Would you highlight noble character shining through impossible circumstances? Would you include a fight for what’s good and right? Would you give it a good ending? We long for stories…

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Slowing Down Before I Fall Down

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A few weeks ago, I posted about Ann Kroeker’s Slow-Down Fast—a way to prepare the heart and soul for celebrating Resurrection Sunday on April 24. This fast was a call to slow down the pace of life during the Lenten season to make room for more reflective, purposeful, worshipful living….

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Before and After: Passion Week Ponderings

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This passion week I’ve been thinking of Jesus’ followers, trying to imagine how I would have reacted to the stupefying end to the Lord’s life. It’s difficult to comprehend their confusion and sorrow on this side of the resurrection. I come to the passion week knowing the glorious end; those…

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The Costliest Bailout

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You cannot avoid news about the government bailout even if you avoid the news. This is on the hearts and minds of the people, and it is a common thread of conversation. It forms a financial framework for our lives today. Whatever your opinion about the government’s fiscal choices, the…

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