Grace

The Blood Spilled for Us

“Drink of it, all of you, for this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.” Matthew 26:27-28 The unthinkable happened during communion yesterday. My 10 year-old, Gabe, spilled the juice as he was being served! I have always had this haunting fear that this would […]

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Praise for Papa!

Ok…if you have not read the book, you don’t get the title of this post. “Papa” is the name William P. Young uses for God in The Shack. That is all I’m saying… don’t want to spoil it for you! Listened to an interview this morning with Mr. Young and am blown away. I read […]

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Unchanging One

After returning this morning from my “Epic Fathering-Braveheart” meeting, I turned on iTunes and started listening to the haunting, throaty voice of Todd Agnew. I needed his fresh reminder about grace this morning. This guy gets it. If you are not familiar with his music, take a moment to listen to “Grace Like Rain”, “Still […]

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John Donne’s Holy Sonnets

Dana Stoddard has turned our Band of Brothers group on to the English Jacobean poet John Donne recently. Donne was known as an “English Dandy”, or womanizer, during his day and his early works were very erotic and sensual. After he experienced THE romance and quit settling for cheap substitutes, his writing was transformed. Donne’s […]

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Single’s Life Group

(Just a little thing, but I have noticed how many of my recent posts have started with some variation of “Melody and I…”. Today’s post is no exception! I would apologize and try to be a bit more creative with how I begin a post, but, frankly, I am so blessed to once again be […]

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