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Ordinary People

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Throughout November we’re taking an in-depth look at Ruth, the little book that helped pave the way for God’s Messiah to come into the world. It’s not unusual for pastors to receive late-night phone calls. But this was really late.  It was 11:45 pm on a weeknight.  I was only a few years out of seminary and struggling to lead… Read more »

Work is Worship

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“The scandal of Christianity in our day is the heresy of a five percent spirituality.” That’s the claim of Quaker devotional writer Richard Foster.  What he means is that far too many followers of Jesus take a Tupperware approach to reality.  They seal off 5% of their lives to experience God.  And the rest of the time?  They assume they’re… Read more »