Category Archives: Mundane or Purposeful?

On Usefulness

May 19, 2015

Do you ever wonder if God is using you? Going a step further, do you sometimes fear that when you cease to be useful, you become insignificant? If our performance determines our worth, why would Jesus tell us to seek first His kingdom and not worry about the rest? Would He really have told Mary she did […]

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A Purposeful Thanksgiving

November 24, 2014

Have you considered enlarging your table and guest list at Thanksgiving? It’s a great opportunity to include others as you pause to give thanks to God for his provisions. Granted, that pause is getting shorter these days with Gray Thursday/Black Friday sales inching earlier all the time, but there still is a moment at least […]

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A Missed Missional Opportunity?

October 31, 2014

Halloween is controversial. Ghosts and ghouls and vampires and tombstones. Our world is scary enough without all that. It’s so controversial that a lot of churches choose to deal with it by pretending it doesn’t exist. Some ignore it altogether, focusing on Reformation Day if they acknowledge anything. Others have Harvest parties, Fall Festivals, Great […]

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