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Luther’s Persistent Mentor October 30, 2014

In honor of Reformation Day on October 31, we reflect on the importance of a good, patient and persistent mentor, like Martin Luther’s mentor, Johann von Staupitz.


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Education as Formation

Most all of us have had a “long internship” in school–from kindergarten through high school–and we think we know what teachers do. Teaching is a very public profession, after all. But there is more to being a teacher than sharing information.

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5 U.S. Supreme Court Cases Every Christian Should Be Aware Of

What United Stated Supreme Court cases should Christians be aware of? Why are they important to you?

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Top 10 U.S. Supreme Court Cases From the Last Term

Note from the author: This list is ranked based on my perceptions of importance, newsworthiness, and the interests of this audience. Every Supreme Court case is significant. I just think these will be the most …


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Reflections From the Day Before Today

Sometimes, we encounter something senseless, and we don’t know what to do, or how to feel–like the ‘big’ and ‘small’ events of life. What happened yesterday was singular and unique and troubling and spirit-raising and confusing. But maybe every day is singular. And unique. And troubling. And spirit-raising. And confusing.

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Living Business as Mission

Jesus showed up in extraordinary ways in the ordinary rhythms of life. Of our waking hours over 50% is spent in the marketplace. Do you view work as your primary mission field?

People I Know

Acceptance by whom?

Who or what are you trying to be accepted by? How can you shift your focus of acceptance from humanity’s acceptance to God’s acceptance?