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Dead Bones Make Great Scaffolding

Dead Bones Make Great Scaffolding

There are a lot of Jesus’ words that make me scratch my head, but there’s phrase that has made sense to me since I was a kid. When He said “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies,…

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When Crisis Comes

Less than a year ago, a man, his grandson and a stranger were shot at a Jewish Community Center just a few miles from my house.  The shooter was a racist with a long history with the KKK. Pastors – and those that function in…

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Dreaming forward.

Dreaming forward.

I bless the LORD who gives me counsel; in the night also my heart instructs me.  Psalm 16:7 ESV   Sometimes, I need a gentle reminder.  Other times, I need a good swift kick in the pants. Neither of these will ever take the place…

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The Hypocrisy of Choice

The Hypocrisy of Choice

I like to be thought of as being fair minded.  I actually think that there are people who are pro choice who mean well. I disagree with them strongly, but I think they think they’re on the right side of this argument and that they’re…

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The Conspiracy of Justice 10 Years Later

The Conspiracy of Justice 10 Years Later

Last night I went on a tweet spree remembering the 10th anniversary of our moving to Washington, DC to help launch the Justice House of Prayer.  Those were glorious times.  That ministry continues to this day – see Bound4Life.org We moved January 1, 2005.  Our…

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Further thoughts on praying in faith

Further thoughts on praying in faith

A few days ago, I wrote a post relaying the best advice I’d gotten all year.   In short, that advice was that God doesn’t respond according to need, but rather according to faith – there are Godly, needy people everywhere, but it’s faith that catches God’s…

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The Best Advice of the Year

The Best Advice of the Year

I can’t prove this with science, so you’ll have to trust my hunch.  My hunch is this – we get more advice than any previous generation.  At least it seems like that on social media.  All you have to do is launch an opinion and…

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If Courage Were On Amazon

If Courage Were On Amazon

The brown trucks are scurrying too and fro through the mean streets of Leawood this time of year.  Since the coming of Amazon Prime, it is a (nearly) verifiable fact that no suburban human being has purchased a Christmas gift by any other means, and…

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The Future is Here

The Future is Here

I’ve traveled more than usual in the past few weeks. I’ve seen Kentucky, California, and Texas and Ohio twice. With only one exception, I’ve been talking about the same thing. Adoption Oddly, it had been a while since I’d spoken about adoption. We live it…

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Win a Kindle Fire HD for Adoption!

Win a Kindle Fire HD for Adoption!

We’re reviving the big Christmas raffle for The Zoe Foundation! Here’s your chance to win a Kindle Fire HD with proceeds to be split between the Zoe Foundation grant fund AND the Wood family adoption. You need this gizmo!  It does stuff!   Winner to…

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