Caring in Christ

From time to time we hear wonderful compliments ascribed to the people around us. Sometimes the compliment is about the person’s appearance. Sometimes about his generosity or her gentle spirit. Perhaps above them all, my attention is captured when I Go to Full Article Author: Rush

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The Gospel and Church Planting Fatigue

Small groups, preaching, networking, discipling, planning, praying, scheduling, rescheduling, meeting, drinking over-priced coffee, team-building, reading, writing, playing with kids, caring for a wife, advancing, retreating, shepherding, reserving, exegeting, working, and on and on and on and on and on. Planting Go to Full Article Author: Rush

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The Well-read Christian

In an effort to address my own embarrassing illiteracy and the illiteracy of other Christians, I am working with two close brothers to create a series of reading lists. Eventually, I hope to put them into the form of a Go to Full Article Author: Rush

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The Underbelly of Fear

There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love. – 1 John 4:18 A recent colloquium on PTSD afforded me a good opportunity to Go to Full Article Author: Rush

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The Inward Problem of Persistent Sin

Actor Daniel Day Lewis seldom accepts movie roles, perhaps because the British-Irish method actor exerts a consuming focus and commitment to his craft. For the Amateur thespian, a storyline character is simply a role in the script, with lines to Go to Full Article Author: Rush

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This Is Happy Living

Refuse to see anything without seeing God in it. Regard the creatures as the mirror of the great Creator. Do not imagine that you have understood His works till you have felt the Presence of the great Worker, Himself. Do Go to Full Article Author: Rush

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