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Finding the holy in everyday life

Finding Holy in the Suburbs IVP – October 2018 – $16.00 How can we be holy when our lives are a mess? [inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””]I doubt that any of us is today precisely where we thought we’d be when we were, say, eighteen. Our lives play out in ways we never thought they would.[/inlinetweet] […]

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Is the Christian life a cruise or a quest?

Here is an excerpt from a book I’m currently writing on the spiritual disciplines in the Christian life. I’m exploring how we think of the Christian life–is it a pleasant stroll or an arduous journey? A cruise or a quest? I’d love your thoughts! Please share in the comments below. Cruise Ship Christianity          I’ve […]

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Well, that was awkward

Discipleship is innately awkward. It’s awkward because all of the things that matter most in the life of discipleship are things that our culture prompts us to classify as “personal and private.” Jesus stands inviting each of us into a fuller life than we can imagine–a life that is manifests the fruit of the spirit. […]

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We’re moving!

I wanted to let you know that I have accepted a position at First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, PA. Effective April 1, 2014 I’ll serve as Director of Discipleship. I can’t tell you how excited both about the position and about the church. One of the passions that animates my life is developing fully devoted […]

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Escaping Christmas craziness

If you’re like me you have a love-hate relationship with the American “holiday season,” perhaps skewed slightly more to hate than love.

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