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Faith that Makes Mountain’s Tremble…

Faith makes mountain’s tremble. That’s what the spiritual master said. “For sure, I tell you, if you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to over there,’ and it would move over. You will be able to do anything” (Matthew 17:20). Note the following three things…and then, […]

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Believing: It’s All a Child Does for a Living

Mark Nepo is beautiful in his devotional today… “Believing is all a child does for a living…” As a child I used to talk to things–birds that flew overhead, trees that swayed slowly in the night, even stones drying in the sun. For years, though, I stopped doing this freely because of what others might […]

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What IS Faith?…

I’m looking out the window on a flight from Louisville to Atlanta where I’m helping a congregation redefine its understanding of mission and then recast a vision for their future. I’ve been reflecting on the meaning of faith. What is faith? What I realize today is that, more than at any other time, the confusion between […]

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A Leaf of Faith…

Pam and I had lunch yesterday at a little restaurant in old Louisville. We were discussing the condition of a friend and family member in a nearby hospital whom we were going to see following lunch. His condition had grown worse and his survival was in question. So, Pam, who’s been recently reading “Dying to […]

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