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Morning Prayer

MORNING (VoV pg.216)

Compassionate Lord, 

Thy mercies have brought me to the dawn of another day. 

Vain will be its gift unless I grow in grace,  416 more words

Valley Of Vision

Why We Still Need the Church

“Whoever seeks Christ must first find the church. Now the church is not wood and stone but the group of people who believe in Christ. Whoever seeks the church should join himself to them and observe what they teach, pray, and believe. 848 more words


Daily Riches: The Transformational Power of the Psalms (Philip Yancey, Anatoly Shcharansky, Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Walter Brueggemann)

“In 1977, at the height of the Cold War, Anatoly Shcharansky, a brilliant young mathematician and chess player, was arrested by the KGB for his repeated attempts to emigrate to Israel. 436 more words


The Paradox of Pentecost -- Presence and Absence

A stranger than strange text for today’s Feast of Pentecost, the day the Church celebrates the coming of the Spirit, the Advocate, reads:

“I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Advocate will not come to you…” . 524 more words


"God's truth judges created things out of love, and Satan's truth judges them out of envy and hatred." ~~Dietrich Bonhoeffer

God is love. Jesus challenges us to love God and to love everyone else we know or meet.

God’s truth judges created things out of love, and Satan’s truth judges them out of envy and hatred.

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How is community formed in our new nomadic era?

The way community has been formed for much of the last 4,000 years has come unravelled in the last few decades. Where agrarian societies were primarily stable farming communities — your farm and your neighbors’ farms kept you rooted to a single place and to one another — we have entered into a new nomadic era. 1,721 more words


Quote of the Day | 22 May 2015

“Being a Christian is less about cautiously avoiding sin than about courageously doing God’s will.”

Dietrich Bonhoeffer