Tag Archives: Kayla McClurg

From My Reading

“In his teaching and preaching, Jesus was forever calling our attention to the seemingly trivial, the small, and the insignificant—like lost children, lost coins, lost sheep, a mustard seed. The Kingdom involves the ability to see God within those people … Continue reading

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Early Morning Thoughts

. . . from Kayla McClurg, one of my favorite writers: “The world says, try to avoid anything that brings pain or, God forbid, might even make us weep, but Jesus says if we never weep, how will we learn … Continue reading

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From My Reading

“Many concerned Christians today lament lack of power in the contemporary church. One sure reason is that most Christians have never considered that they must experience anything remotely akin to the wait at Jerusalem [for the Holy Spirit]. They run … Continue reading

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Being a Disrupter

Recently I heard a new business term used by Mark Cuban (one of the sharks on the TV show Shark Tank). After researching the word, I learned that it has been “current” for some time now. The term is: disruption. In … Continue reading

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From My Reading

“. . . What are the spirits that bend and stunt each of us, that keep us from living fully upright and free? For some of us it might be past shame or grief, left untended until it lies in stagnant pools … Continue reading

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Who am I when My Body Fails Me? – Someone Facing Death

In his book, The Walk, The Life-Changing Journey of Two Friends, song writer Michael  Card describes a  funeral service for an 8-year old girl killed in an auto accident, during which one of the participants said, ” We were not created … Continue reading

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Going Deeper with God – Passing the Peace

Eugene Peterson’s book Eat this Book teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it, and then put it to use in practical ways. Our Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. These passages from the New Testament … Continue reading

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Choices – “Lower Yourself”

For the next few months, this blog will occasionally look at the concept of choice. It is true that “Life is a sum of all your choices.” But do we even realize that every response involves a choice, that we … Continue reading

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