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Walking with a God Who Loves to Show Off

If God wanted to brag about His work in your life, what would He say? It’s not a silly question.  Scripture tells us that God loves to show off.  Don’t let that phrase throw you – we’re not free to … Continue reading

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A People Known for the Ability to Rest

Why does Sabbath rest matter?  What does it mean?  This sounds like an odd question, I know, but it’s an important one.  Let’s figure it out together. The command to rest on the Sabbath was given by God to Israel … Continue reading

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Emergency Shelter, Vacation Cabin, or Dwelling Place?

On a recent Sabbath hike, I came across a passage that made me ask what kind of housing God was to me.  Yes, I said “housing.”  I know it sounds bizarre, but bear with me. Psalm 91 includes an impressive … Continue reading

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Delight is a Two-Way Street

Delight is a two-way street.  We delight in God – that one makes sense.  But He delights in us!  That one blows our mind.  Let it.  Don’t stop thinking about it just because it sets off your mental circuit breaker. … Continue reading

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Paper Airplane or Bicycle Tire?

This last week has been pretty crazy.  Because of a weekend retreat, a Missions class and a leadership conference in Haiti, I spoke 11 times, in 8 days, in 3 cities, in 2 languages.  And along the way I discovered … Continue reading

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Intentional Sabbath, Part 2

Sabbath rest, in the form (so far) of worship hikes with God, has become a regular and much-anticipated part of my week.  It has become entrenched in my schedule since I first committed to it last November, and I can’t … Continue reading

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Intentional Sabbath – what this blog is all about!

Does the world need one more blogger?  Probably not.  So let me explain why I’m doing this. I have begun practicing a new spiritual discipline that has enriched me more than just about anything else I’ve done over the last … Continue reading

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