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Steve Jobs Abused His God-Given Gifts and His Family

I sometimes grumble that if I don’t sell or share what I wrote, then I’ve wasted my gift. I’ve served no one. And that’s wrong. But that mindset seems perverse. Consider the Olympic athlete who swims hours and hours to … Continue reading

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Scot Mcknight’s Zipper is Down

Reading The Jesus Creed is like listening to a knowledgable speaker, while being distracted, amused and irrated because his fly is open. Credibility is eroded. Could you take a presenter seriously whose plaid boxers are gripped between the zipper’s teeth? I am not going to … Continue reading

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Donald Miller Rocks

Donald Miller’s books Through Painted Deserts and Blue Like Jazz are meaty, fun, insightful, gentle, companionable, honest, endearing. He articulates things about being a Christain that I’ve wondered about, or was afraid to wonder about. He can express ideas without … Continue reading

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Passion or Self-Indulgence?

The leader of a Writers’ Retreat at Living Word Community Church began the workshop with a prayer. And in the prayer she said that God put the passion to write in our hearts. That did it. Tears disolved my mascara before “Amen.” You … Continue reading

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