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  • Written By: Barry Casey
    June 02, 2020

    The Other Side of Asking

    Sometimes our timelines and God’s intersect, and we see that as an answer to prayer. Most of the time we only see God’s providence by looking back.
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  • Written By: Corey Farr
    June 01, 2020

    A Christian Reads the Tao te Ching:...

    Chapter 25 begins with Lao Tzu musing on the origins of the universe. It’s true, he has often referred to the Tao as the origin and source of all...
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  • Written By: Marye Trim
    May 29, 2020

    Deeper Yet

    ‘Search,’ He said. Out in the brine, / pilgrim sailor am I, hearing rustle of rigging.
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  • Written By: Reinder Bruinsma
    May 29, 2020

    The Search for Our Roots

    Thinking about Jesus’ roots makes me inevitably also think of my own roots.
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  • Written By: Alexander Carpenter
    May 28, 2020

    Nick Zork: Music as Community —...

    On this week’s podcast episode, Alexander Carpenter chats with Nicholas Zork, minister for worship and the arts at Church of the Advent Hope in...
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  • Written By: Colin Richardson, Hubert L. Tolhurst
    May 27, 2020

    Poetry in the Time of Pandemic

    I have a handwritten book of poems by my grandfather, Hubert L. Tolhurst, who was a missionary during the Spanish Flu pandemic, in which his first...
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  • Written By: Corey Farr
    May 26, 2020

    A Christian Reads the Tao te Ching:...

    In chapter 24, Lao Tzu is basically coming back to his old message of “don’t overdo it.”
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  • Written By: Marye Trim
    May 22, 2020

    Renewal

    Just a hummingbird, aflutter by flowers / in an ordinary neighborhood, yet / though no bird of paradise, / I shall soar by the Spirit to Paradise /...
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  • Written By: Alexander Carpenter
    May 21, 2020

    Faithfully Distant & Socially...

    On this week’s podcast episode, Alexander Carpenter chats with Keisha McKenzie, Director of Digital Strategy for Auburn Seminary, about the campaign...
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  • Written By: Barry Casey
    May 19, 2020

    Gifts to Beginners

    We Christians often feel compelled to explain God’s absence when times get hard. Like Job’s friends, we are tempted to think we speak for God in the...
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