Shedding Light

I love light.

In the evening, as the sun sets, I walk around my house and turn on a few lights and lamps.

I've never been a fan of dark. Maybe it's some childhood heebie-jeebies lingering from my past.

I remember feeling like the biggest chicken as a kid when I visited my grandparents. When bedtime rolled around, I had to make the dreaded trip

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Leading You

Isn't it great how we each have built-in "Start-Fresh" moments throughout the year?

New Year's Day is a magical moment when everything that happened the year before is (theoretically) wiped clean and you get to decide (for the 18th or 40th or 67th time) who you are going to be this year.

Then there's your birthday. Every year you get to say "Sayonara!" to your 20's

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Oh Habakkuk

One of the most difficult parts of being a small group leader is knowing what to say in critical moments.

I have friends who always know the right thing to say. They sit down to counsel students in crisis, listen intently and respond calmly with things like, “You know, that reminds me of this life-changing verse I memorized in the book of Habakkuk…” Really!? They’re

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