Category Archives: Devotional

And You Fathers . . .

It’s beginning to feel like a new day. Folks are fleeing the two-dimensional zoom world and doing things in ways that actually feel normal again. Hints of optimism are popping up and there seems to be a growing readiness to … Continue reading

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A Touching Engagement

In last week’s post, An after-Dinner Eye Exam, we might have imagined ourselves gathered around the table with the other guests, as Jesus had dinner with a Pharisee named Simon (Luke 7:36-50). We watched as an uninvited and unexpected guest … Continue reading

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A Call for More Unmasking

As the grand “unmasking of America” begins to gather steam, it appears that mirrors across the country will be getting more face time with their owners. Millions of us will finally be allowed to breathe freely in public once again … Continue reading

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A Word of Exhortation

A couple of weeks ago, we presented an article that highlighted a warning about the danger of spiritual hardening. The passage that formed the basis for that discussion included an admonition regarding the counteractive measure of exhortation, as well. The … Continue reading

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A “Concrete” Illustration of a Spiritual Problem

Middle Tennessee — It’s part of one of those states in the midst of experiencing a mass influx of people moving in from other parts of the country. Bumper stickers show up occasionally that say things like, “We’re Full — … Continue reading

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A New Wind Blowing

The little town, or more accurately “village”, that my wife and I called home during most of our time in Alaska was located on the extreme tip end of the Aleutian peninsula, a strip of land stretching out between 

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