Monthly Archives: January 2017

Lord of Rest

We are busy, we want rest, and Jesus says he is the Lord of the Sabbath. Does any of this connect? Continue reading

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Complementarity Crapolla

Because the topic comes up from time to time, let’s take a look at the biblical story of creation and what it means for gender roles. Continue reading

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The Seed Of Victory

Life is full of defeats and our instinct to run and hide from them is natural. But in our hiding, we miss a chance to find the seed of victory. Continue reading

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The plans I have for you

We love Jeremiah 29.11 because we sense that it’s warm, fuzzy, and comforting. The context is not however all fluff and fun, but it still leads to life. Continue reading

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Going Into the Depth

When Jesus sent the fishermen out into deep water, part of what he said was “get out of the shallows and fish!” The other part was “come into the depths and trust me.” Continue reading

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It is too small a thing

God looks at Isaiah’s life, and says “y’know what’s wrong here? I’m not asking enough of you.” This is not as much of a jerk move as we might initially think. Continue reading

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