The Pursuing God

July 11, 2016 at 5:20 pm
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“Jesus reveals a God who comes after us, who is on the prowl, hunting down his world for reconciliation. And the question we’re left with is not whether we’ve been good enough, jumped high enough, or sought hard enough…The question is, do we want to be found.” – The Pursuing God I […]

Hide and Seek

February 3, 2016 at 4:56 pm
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From time to time, I am prone to hiding. I suppose in one way or another, we all are. When we feel weak, afraid, tired or insecure, we each have a way of closing down the hardness of the outside world, to shut out the lights or the sounds or […]

A Christmas Carol for Refugees

December 4, 2015 at 7:30 pm
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As we enter into the season of Advent our family has chosen to return to the Charles Dicken’s classic A Christmas Carol for our bedtime reading. In many ways the story is so familiar that is scarcely needs any explanation. And yet, I have also found that the retelling (and retelling, and […]

Captain of a Sinking Ship

April 30, 2015 at 4:58 pm
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On May 7, 1915 a German U-boat fired a lone torpedo off the coast of Ireland. Within seconds it struck the hull of a British passenger liner called the Lusitania. Just eighteen minutes later over 45,000 tons of metal, wood, coal and humanity sank into the North Atlantic. Of the […]

A Glorious Dark: Review

April 2, 2015 at 4:18 pm
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 “Maybe it’s not stories that we love; maybe it’s the storytellers themselves we love.” A.J. Swoboda  With Holy Week upon us it is fitting to offer a review of a book that is sure to become an annual offering for those searching for a companion to journey with them through […]