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When you are called it does not mean commission.

When a person calls you, you answer and wait for the next instruction. Some people just by hearing their name they come running. The call of God does not mean you are commissioned. 50 more words



Somehow, death has a way to open one’s eyes on the realities of life; and how frail life actually is.

James 4:14 New King James Version (NKJV)

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Sunday Sermon - Great Expectations

Great Expectations


Mark 11:1-11

Isaiah 50:4-9a

Psalm 31:9-16

Philippians 2:5-11

Mark 14:1-11

Now may the words of my mouth and the meditations of every heart be pleasing in your sight, O Lord, our Rock and our Redeemer. 1,835 more words


To Live Is Christ

“Do you experience any regrets in life?”

“Not really,” has often been my reply although in hindsight, I do wish I had taken the opportunity to discover more about my family heritage. 973 more words


Affliction and The Writing Life

“Being a writer is an affliction” a friend of mine recently posted to his blog.  I couldn’t agree more.  I write because I must.  It’s a necessity.  This is who I am.  It is a state of being, as my friend suggested.  Ultimately, I did not choose to be a writer.  Rather, the work and wonder of being a writer was placed on me by forces outside myself.  Sometimes I try to ignore it or go so far as to deny my calling.  As well, I take legitimate rest from it.  But always it is calling me back with stubborn persistence.  It is a weight or pressure as formative as glaciers.  … 337 more words


Calling and Purpose: Get the t-shirt!!!

We often ponder our purpose in the great dynasty of God’s full picture. Searching through forest and coarse ground, under rocks. For some of us it haunts us, wanting to do that “one thing” we were made for, some overriding magnificent purpose that God has called us to. 721 more words


{Calling in the calling}

A lot of us know our gifts, know what God has called us to do, or what gifts He has called out in us. Yet sometimes we don’t know what He has called us to do IN them. 900 more words