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June 12, 2012

Discipleship, learning to value what the Lord values....

Recently I was meeting with our elders and one of them said, “We know what we need to do, we need to make disciples.  We know how to do that!”  I confessed to our elders that right now, at this time, in this place, I was not sure how to make a disciple.  I asked the elders for some help, “How do we make a disciple today?”  The answers ranged from actions like feed the poor and volunteer in the community to study scripture and worship in Spirit and Truth.  It became clear to us the possible things we …

June 8, 2012

Anxiety Swaddled Within Hubris

I, like many, have based much of my self-worth and peace of mind on what I have done, am doing and hope to do.  Personal possessions are almost meaningless to me.  I would say I own a dog, but the wonderful truth is that she really owns me!

I have hoped that I would be a parent who could help his sons grow to be morally strong men, a husband that could be trusted to be supportive and loving, a man who would choose to respect and protect others simply because they’re the right things to do, a person who …