Walking the Narrow Road

I needed to journal these thoughts out. I’m sharing them because I thought maybe some of you might relate. I grew up Quaker, which was a deeply personal, private Christian experience on many levels. But the thing about being a Friend is that your deeply personal, private Christian experience will undoubtedly manifest itself in a […]

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Avoiding God

Avoiding God I have a confession to make: I’ve been avoiding God. It’s probably a terrible thing for a minister to confess, one who works in a Baptist church, but I just… I just haven’t been feeling it lately. At some point in the last month, my desire to journal shrank as well as my […]

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Paul and Your Revelation of Jesus Christ

I Haven’t Always Liked Paul If you’ve known me for a considerable amount of time, then you know I don’t always think highly of the apostle Paul. (If you don’t know who the apostle Paul is, then just know he’s credited with writing the bulk of the New Testament scriptures). I have always thought he was […]

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The Way You Should Go

“Then Joshua rose early in the morning and they set out from Shittim. And they came to the Jordan, he and all the people of Israel, and lodged there before they passed over. At the end of three days the officers went through the camp and commanded the people, ‘As soon as you see the […]

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No Fear of Man

When I was growing up, I had so much anxiety over what other people thought about me. Did they think I was cool? Did they think I was smart? Did the girls think I was attractive? Were my teachers proud of me? Were my parents proud of me? What did they think? Oh, don’t worry […]

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