Fruitful collaboration at the office
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The Counter Cultural Gospel at Work

Photo by Headway on Unsplash Talking about Jesus at work can be awkward. But living the counter cultural truths of his gospel can open the door to fruitful conversations.Do you feel the tension of wanting to be faithful to your boss,…
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The Hidden Advantage: Are You a Lizard or a Frog?

Photo by Pierre Bamin on Unsplash  What is the advantage of a hidden life? Why should I resist the siren call of self-promotion for the sake of consciously keeping quiet, small, hidden?In these days of the selfie and multiplied…
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The House that Love Built

Photo by Mathyas Kurmann on Unsplash“Unless the LORD builds the house,” sings the Psalmist. “Unless the LORD builds the house, those who build it labor in vain.”When I was eleven, I watched the walls of our…
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Creating Common Ground: How to Help a Sick Friend

How do you create common ground with a chronically sick friend? Serving requires creativity. An act of service can be a work of art.
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Lost Your Job? You Could Be on Holy Ground

Photo by Matt Noble on UnsplashIf you lost your job today, how would you respond? Our knee jerk response to any crisis isn’t simply the product of a single moment, but the result of habits formed by many moments. Each…
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Interrupted: How Scripture Prepared Mary to Say Yes

Has your life been interrupted by the quarantine? Are you wondering how you will manage? Join me in finding surprising courage from the life of Mary.
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Hidden Partner: Albert Einstein’s First Wife

A hidden life can yield an extraordinary legacy, even without the public recognition it may deserve
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Sow What? The Quarantine Opportunity

The quarantine opens opportunities for sowing good seed into our family, neighborhood and beyond. Start small and ask God to make it grow.
The hidden life can be beautiful
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Why Do I Resist a Hidden Life?

The Corona virus has forced us all into a hidden life, not just for ourselves, but to protect our neighbor. How will you and I manage it?
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Rhythms for 2020: A Meditation on Mark 6

Photo by Trust "Tru" Katsande on Unsplash   I could hear the steady rhythms of feet pounding on treadmills long before I saw them. Of course, I thought as I rounded the corner, it's the first Monday in January. Everyone and her…