07/29/2016

Back to School

My last month has been consumed with Back to School details. Backpacks, shoes, notebooks, hair cuts...the list goes on and on. However, this hyper focus on back to school details has not been for my own kids, Nathan and Margaret...

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07/22/2016

The Nature of Empathy

A few months back, a friend on staff showed me a short video, setting a section of Brene Brown's TED talk to animation. (If you have 3 minutes, it is very worth your time-check it out below.)   The subject of the clip is the nature...

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07/15/2016

Disciple Fast Track is Published!

Okay, I know this looks more like a shout out to my wife, but she wanted me to celebrate this as a credit to St. Luke's. Four years ago St. Luke's was the pilot for a revised version of Disciple Bible Study, first written by Susan's dad, Bishop...

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07/8/2016

Enough is Enough!

It seems anger is the best way to sum up what people are feeling. Susette Hackney's opening words in her article on the front page of the paper today capture it well: "I am so weary. I am so angry. I want to throw things. And scream. And...

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07/1/2016

For Freedom!

"It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery." Galatians 5:1 Who doesn't get inspired by a genuine call to stand up for freedom? Just picture Mel Gibson in...

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