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  • Thanksgiving and Gratitude

    Thanksgiving and Gratitude

    As Americans celebrate Thanksgiving this week, it brings to mind things that we are grateful for. As an American, still celebrating the holiday while in South Africa, I want to remind my countrymen to be grateful. When someone hands you a gift, the appropriate response in almost any culture is to say; ‘thank you.’ You…

  • Being Intentional About Growth

    Being Intentional About Growth

    What do you pursue in order to stimulate growth in your life? Malcolm Gladwell, in his book Outliers, estimates that it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert in something. If we are willing to put in that kind of time we can master our craft. Over the past 18 years, I have spent a lot…

  • How Lukewarm is too Lukewarm? Part 2

    How Lukewarm is too Lukewarm? Part 2

    This is the second of a two-part post looking at Crazy Love by Francis Chan. Click here for the first post. Francis Chan is challenging the church to not be lukewarm, which is great. He just goes a bit too far. In the interview portion of the book, he says “salvation has nothing to do…