Monthly Archives: August 2013

Return of the Prodigal Son, Rembrandt

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I am encouraged by those of you who have expressed interest in this blog. As you know, this is a new thing for me, and I am not really sure what to do. But I feel the need to hear … Continue reading

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The Descent of the Dove

THE DESCENT OF THE DOVE: This photo reveals the Dove of the Spirit descending upon Jesus. Five things made this possible: First, the exquisite embroidery of the Lord’s Supper by an elderly North Korean artist; second, a beautiful hanging created … Continue reading

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Recommended book: PRAYER, Hans Uhrs von Balthasar A book that will transform the way you pray . . . and maybe even cause you to begin a lifestyle of prayer!

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Where the name came from . . .

I was visiting some missionaries in a very difficult access country and was deeply impressed by their commitment both to God and to the people of the nation they served. I felt actually as if I were standing on holy … Continue reading

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Beyond Time and Space

Christian community is not limited to the location where you live. You should indeed be an active part of a community that reaches beyond itself. But true community goes beyond time and space. We can be in community with friends … Continue reading

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In Christ, we are the community of the Holy Fire.

We are now being built into a dwelling place–a home–for God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit (Ephesians 2:22). This is not a humanly organized community, but a spiritual community embracing all Christians of every nationality, … Continue reading

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