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Hatch, Or Go Bad

The ter­ri­ble thing, the almost impos­si­ble thing, is to hand over your whole self — all your wish­es, and pre­cau­tions — to Christ. But it is far eas­i­er than what we are try­ing to do instead. For what we are try­ing to do is remain what we call ​“our­selves,” to keep per­son­al hap­pi­ness as our great aim in life, and… Continue reading Hatch, Or Go Bad

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Cathedrals and Kingdoms

Our pastor at church this past weekend preached a sermon called "Don't Go To Church... BE the Church." I reflected a lot on that yesterday as I watched the beautiful Notre Dame Cathedral go up in flames. American Christians are pretty comfortable with the idea that 'church' isn't just a brick building you go to… Continue reading Cathedrals and Kingdoms

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Where is Your Jesus?

I A few years back, we took a family trip to Germany with our then 4 year old son. We had lived there a few years earlier (before children) and were excited to go show him all our favorite places and introduce him to a new culture. I love Europe. My favorite thing to do… Continue reading Where is Your Jesus?