Meal Time

“And when it grew late, his disciples came to him and said, ‘This is a desolate place, and the hour is now late. Send them away to go into the surrounding countryside and villages to buy themselves something to eat.” (Mark 6:35-36) Meal times with the Master could be unpredictable for the twelve. On some […]

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Course Ahead

“Complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being of full accord and of one mind.” (Philippians 2:2) Smack dab between confessing Jesus as the Messiah and witnessing Christ’s spectacular Transfiguration, Peter treats the Lord as if he is a naughty schoolboy talking out of turn. Knowing the horrific future […]

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Guided Tour

“I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with my eye upon you.” (Psalm 32:8) Dressed in helmets and life vests, our family grabbed our paddles and submerged our raft in the Ocoee River of Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee. We inhaled deeply as the white […]

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Wooden Stakes

“God, the Lord, is my strength; he makes my feet like the deer’s; he makes me tread on high places.” (Habakkuk 3:19) I ran headlong into old friends this week – caught sight of them when I wasn’t even looking or aware of how much I needed their familiar faces. Knowing what they held, they […]

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