Monthly Archives: May 2009

Returning to Level Ground

One of the greatest struggles we face as a human race is self-righteousness. It is born in us and continually bred into us as we grow. Martin Luther King Jr.¬†once said the following, “I have¬†begun to realize how hard it … Continue reading

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Forming True Community

How would you define the church? What is its purpose? Why is it important? In his book, Church: Why Bother?, Philip Yancey tells his personal story of leaving and returning to the local church. Growing up in a strict and … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Their Goats

I found this story from the Christian Reformed World Relief Committee fascinating and exciting. Check out the story at this link that connects the Stanley Cup playoffs, facial hair, and purchasing goats for African villages. This is creative ministry! http://www.crcna.org/news.cfm?detailid=3556&newsid=1326

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Drinking Poison

I was listening to a lecture the other day by Prof. Mary Poplin, where she was talking about the power of forgiveness. As she spoke boldly that the world needs so desparately the forgiveness found only in Jesus, she also … Continue reading

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