Category Archives: Purpose

It All Hangs in the Balance

Balance. This is something that we seem to be moving farther away from. While we tout an understanding of the two Great Commandments – to “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and … Continue reading

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This is Not About the Lyric

After my last post (We Have Left Everything to Follow You), some may think that I have illustrated well the failing of contemporary music. Hardly. Please know that I was contemporary before contemporary was cool (as seen by the fact … Continue reading

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Unlearning the nonKingdom

I’ve been reading through Matthew these days and have been drawn to the many things the Big 12 (not football!) had to unlearn about the nonKingdom. Double negatives notwithstanding, the apostles grew up in a religious culture that taught them … Continue reading

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Managers and Leaders

It is odd how management feels like leadership to both the manager and the managed. Right from the top, let’s be clear that I am not talking about positional managers or leaders – those whose role or title in an … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Unity

Unity – u·ni·ty [yoo-ni-tee]–noun the state of being one; oneness. a whole or totality as combining all its parts into one. the state or fact of being united or combined into one, as of the parts of a whole; unification. … Continue reading

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Making Pie

It’s called the Great Commission with reason. It’s not just a good commission. And it’s not just a great suggestion.  It is the final instructions from Christ to His followers. All of His work up to this point was to … Continue reading

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