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Shake the Gates!

        “Jesus said to them, ‘Go into all the world and proclaim the good news to every creature.’” ~Mark 16:15 “Then all the ends of the earth will remember and turn again to their Creator, and all … Continue reading

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God’s Fools

“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.”  ~Jim Elliot Jim Elliot, Nate Saint, and half a dozen additional team members shared the vision of bringing God’s love to one of he … Continue reading

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The Divine Formula

Do you remember the Periodic Table of Elements from chemistry class? Pretty cool, but it missed the two most important elements: N1 “They were together N1 (in one) accord, continually devoting themselves to prayer.” ~Acts 1:14 N2 “Then He said … Continue reading

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Harvest Time

“Out of a hundred people, one will read the Bible, and the other ninety-nine will read the Christian.” ~Dwight L. Moody Be what you believe.

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Cubicles

The best way to reach the whole world, Mother Teresa says, is to “start with the person nearest you.” And the best way to start is to find out who they are. Chris, a zealously imperfect young Jesus-follower, watches 12:00 … Continue reading

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Another Thief on the Cross

I’d just finished a month-long gig, teaching acting in London and Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace, and had said goodbye to the last of my students. It had been a heady time, suffused with history. I had tickets for The Merchant of … Continue reading

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Throw it Away

“Only those who throw their lives away for my sake and for the sake of the Good News will ever know what it means to really live.” ~Mark 8:35 May the good news of God’s grace invade every part of … Continue reading

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