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The Limping Church Triumphant

L-ife is to be lived with love as our mandate; but too often, I-maginations are soiled with the cares and constraints of bolstering up this M-ansion here, rather than the one P-prepared for us. Wishing to stay and wishing to … Continue reading

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My Book of Uncommon Prayers: Power Under

When spin is more important than truth and winning is more important than loving, when circling the wagons is more important  than loving the enemy, then we have failed to be Christ followers— Christ, who did not consider his reputation … Continue reading

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My Book of Uncommon Prayers: Limping

Limping church, tormented body, suppressing our Hyde in this war—flesh and spirit, are we only to stumble through heaven’s gate? How can we be broken bread to a dying world— wine poured out to heal a tortured race—when we can’t … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The Sign of

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination

Light, warm and rosy, illuminates this dark room as your truth illumines my hard, tight heart. God is come down. Reign.

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Sunday Service

This is an over 100-year-old Baptist church, “redeemed” from a life as a bar or mini mall by . . . wait for it . . . a thriving church!

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God’s Little Helper

“If you confess your sins, I’ll be faithful and just to relate your sins and proclaim to all your unrighteousness.”  Mmm, something doesn’t sound quite right.  I should look that up. I could confess my own sins, but it would … Continue reading

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Sunday Stranger

The man at the entrance handed me a bulletin from the top of a large stack.  He gave a vacant smile—a smile saved up all week long for Sunday strangers.  His eyes focused somewhere just above and to the right … Continue reading

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