Team of Misfits

“When people mock the God of the Bible, this is the God they are mocking: the one who aligns Himself with the last and the weakest; the one who promises to set things right in the end; the one who says the last will be first. “This is His team. His starting lineup consists of […]

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Paradox of Church

“But the greatest paradox of the sport has to do with the psychological makeup of the people who pull the oars. Great oarsmen and oarswomen are necessarily made of conflicting stuff – of oil and water, fire and earth. On the one hand, they must possess enormous self-confidence, strong egos, and titanic willpower. They must be […]

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Shalom

Christmas infiltrates the mess of human brokenness and hurt in order to unravel it, to bring healing and wholeness. This is the peace Christ brings, this is the peace Christ is. As those that believe in Jesus, this is what we give our lives to, bringing the peace of Christ to every broken place. To […]

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Gifted for the Common Good

“Gifts become dangerous or crippled or both if we are boasters, whiners, and complainers who are trying to use them in a competitive, jealous way. This doesn’t only happen when you feel superior to others; it can also happen when you feel inferior. Maybe you’ve set impossibly high standards for yourself and when you fail […]

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