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genesis 35: bethel

“God said to Jacob, “Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there. Make an altar there to the God who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau.”  Bethel. “House of El” or “House of God”. It is the place where God revealed Himself… Continue Reading “genesis 35: bethel”

the lie behind ‘you are enough’

I’ve written about this topic before, more than once. Just stating upfront that I am aware that this is not the first time I’ve brought it up in our conversations. I didn’t forget and you can stop trying to spell d-e-m-e-n-t-i-a in your head.… Continue Reading “the lie behind ‘you are enough’”

let’s raise a sword to father’s day

Sunday morning. Quiet house. Pondering these two sentences: “No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him.” (John 6:44) “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.” (John 14:6) I… Continue Reading “let’s raise a sword to father’s day”

Come Home

“Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations.” Psalm 90:1 “The God of old is your dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms.” Deuteronomy 33:27 From pages so old, Moses is whispering to us that God is our home. I know.… Continue Reading “Come Home”

carpe diem, church

This past Tuesday at Lifegroup we did a little digging in that first chapter of Acts. “While He was together with them, He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for the Father’s promise…So when they had come together, they asked Him, “Lord,… Continue Reading “carpe diem, church”

marriage is subtraction

I was thinking about marriage the other day, as I was getting ready for work. It took a hot minute for me to realize God was present, directing the entire conversation I was having with myself.  I pondered my young, selfish view of marriage… Continue Reading “marriage is subtraction”

declarations

Hard week. A member of our lifegroup lost her 23-year-old son on Saturday. We are all a bit in shock, I think, but at the same time, our church community has gathered like an army around this family. It’s a beautiful picture to watch.… Continue Reading “declarations”

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