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All you need to know

All you need to know

Do you remember that little book called All I really need to know I learned in kindergarten? I think there should be a Christian sequel called All I really need to know I learned in Romans 12. If there was a chapter in the bible where we could find all the truth we...

How to listen well

How to listen well

Today's podcast is on listening- something we do multiple times a day. Unless you are a teenager and the person speaking to you is your mom or dad. But listening is something many of us right now- especially those of us who are white- are trying to do well. James 1:19...

Let Justice Roll

Let Justice Roll

This has been a week of convergences. We went from the oppression of a virus into a new oppression of shocking racism, and the awareness in this country that we could no longer turn away. it seems God planned 2020 to be the year we opened our eyes. On a personal note,...

Help at the end of our rope

Help at the end of our rope

There are days when you don't have it in you to face what is in front of you. Between the ongoing stress of the Coronavirus, racism that makes us cry, and the every day challenges of living two months shut inside the same four walls, you may feel like you are at the...

A new thing

A new thing

This week’s podcast is on the new thing God has been doing. We may feel like all that has been happening is too much food and out of control hair, but God has been preparing us for what’s ahead. After this time we’ll never go back to normal. Tune in for ten minutes...

What does Perseverance teach us?

What does Perseverance teach us?

Ok I'll admit it. The first part of this quarantine was a tiny bit fun. It felt like we were participating in something really big, and I think a lot of us thought to ourselves "we can do this." We hunkered down, learned Zoom, took selfies, and waved on Facetime. Nine...

God’s plan for your life

God’s plan for your life

I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord. You, on the other hand, do not. And for most of us, this is what life has looked like since March: But Jeremiah 29:11 has some insights about God's plan for us that are worth ruminating on. I hope this week's 10 minute...

Lessons of faith for the future

Lessons of faith for the future

What is God teaching you at this time? During this season that you've been sequestered in your home, how is God is growing your faith? Our experience of being with God in our homes is similar to what happened to the prophet Elijah when he was sent to a ravine. God had...

Why are you here at this time?

Why are you here at this time?

For many of us, this season has been about social distancing and staying safe during the Coronavirus lockdown. And doing Zoom calls where we would normally be face to face. But could there be another story God is writing during this time?  This week's passage shows us...