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A Prayer.

Oh LordYou searched me and you know meWhen I lie down and when I riseYou know my heartYou know my jealousy and my prideMy ingratitude and impatienceMy lust and my greedYou hear my curses castOn those You’ve called ‘Beloved’You’ve seen … Continue reading

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Reflections on Auld Lang Syne – 2014

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.2 Corinthians 5:17   The year has been a whirlwind. I’ve made the most drastic changes in my life to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on letting go

One of my favorite movies is “Fight Club.” The story is great – it’s edgy, it’s different, it’s a little bit dark. I know a lot of Christians who just don’t get my obsession with it, or how I can … Continue reading

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Chaos Theory Part One: Draw or Don’t

For a change of pace, here’s a story about my life. As some of you may know, I’ve had mild existential crises lately, making me wonder what on earth I’m doing with my life. My roommates are both getting married … Continue reading

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Rain

I’ve been wrestling with God recently. I’ve felt pain and hurt, and so I’ve spent time in thought, prayer, reasoning, and scriptural study to try to make sense of it all. In doing this, I’ve confronted a lot of things … Continue reading

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A Moratorium (Thy Kingdom Come)

Save, O LORD, for the godly one is gone: for the faithful have vanished from among the children of man… Because the poor are plundered Because the needy groan I will now arise. Says the LORD. You, O LORD will … Continue reading

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What Once Was Faith

When do you stop breaking When do you start fixing When does the burden start to get light? When do I stop grieving When do I start seeing When do I get ahead in this fight? Because it’s been a … Continue reading

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Jet-lagged Juxtaposition

I woke up around 2:30 am from a dream about Stockholm. I was stuck in this roundabout in a big square in the middle of the city, and I didn’t quite know where to go, so I just kept going … Continue reading

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Fallen from Grace

Galatians 5:4 “You are severed from Christ, you who would be justified by the law; you have fallen away from grace.” A pastor that I follow on Twitter, Scotty Smith, recently pointed out this fascinating mention of people who “fall … Continue reading

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The Gospel (part three)

Think about those steps that we’ve walked through. We were enemies of God. We were sinners with no hope. By no action of our own, God came down to us, became man, died, took our sin that we could be … Continue reading

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