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Shine On!

Shine On!

Try to shine as lights among the people of this world, as you hold firmly to the message that gives life.— Philippians 2:1516 CEV There’s a lot of talk about moonlight and how it lights up the night. But, actually, there’s no such thing as moonlight. The Moon doesn’t really shine at all; rather, when

John 17:11

The Power of Unity

There is no such thing as an autonomous Christian who stands alone with no need for others and no obligation to anyone. To be called a Christian, by definition, means being a part of Christ’s body, the church. Every Christian must be in fellowship with other believers and is counseled by Scripture to do so.

Prayer: Stay at Home

As Christians, we often feel the ungrounded restlessness of our ontological lightness even in our prayers. We find ourselves praying for God to “do” this, or for Him to help us “do” that. Our prayers seem to originate from somewhere near the surface of our skin rather than any deep place inside. We go away

Power in Weakness

  Several years ago, I (Jamin) had the joy of vacationing in Greece. The drive from Athens to Corinth took about an hour. The drive is so beautiful you almost forget about your destination. The brilliant blue water of the Aegean Sea is visible nearly the entire way. The city of Corinth is strategically positioned

Restless Study Week 8 — We Need the Holy Spirit’s Indwelling

This is our last week of the Restless Project. I know. The What Now? factor has kicked in. We’ve gotten real together. We’ve studied, and prayed, and read, and dreamed, and reflected, and asked, and acted, and imagined, and gathered, and responded, and (some of you have) drawn? We’ve inventoried our gifts. We’ve bravely shared

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