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"I Don't Do Nursing Homes" - Really?

Someone said to me, “I don’t do nursing homes.” Perhaps you feel the same way. If you have – may I gently tap you on the shoulder? ‘Cause I’m wondering if turning away is really an appropriate option...

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When I Feel Beaten Down and Tired

If you read Psalm 13 you'll find 2/3 of the poem is focused on the struggle. Giving voice to the pain. Expressing the frustration and worry. Only 1/3 – at the end – is about hope. Which is the way so much of life can be.

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Questions - How Do We Respond to Them?

I can’t tell you how many young adults, as well as older adults, I’ve run across over the years of ministry who have walked away from the church because of the way they were treated when they wanted to ask challenging questions....

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Life Together

I hear more stuff that makes me wonder sometimes – “Are we running a business, or some organization…. or are we a church?

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Give Me a Break!

Why are we sometimes so hard on ourselves? Or, for that matter, hard on each other? Ever notice that? No wonder someone said recently, “Christians can sometimes be SO mean!” That hurt to hear. But I think he was more right than I might care to admit. We CAN be mean – to ourselves, to each other...

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Regrets – As We Enter a New Year

“Regrets, I’ve had a few. But then again, too few to mention.” Anybody remember that song? Too few regrets? Not me! I’ve got lots! Just thinking back across 2012 – missed opportunities, people I let down, thoughts harbored that should have been rejected, failed projects. There have been enough of these for me. How about you?

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