I’ll be honest, I’ve struggled with whether to post anything about the recent events in Charlottesville surrounding race. Partly because so many have already posted wonderful responses. Partly because I wanted to do more than… More
I vividly remember the weekend when my view of communion changed. It was a three-day spiritual retreat in rural Dooly County, Georgia. I was not sure what was going to happen. Those who had sponsored by trip had been rather cryptic about it all. I don’t really remember if I had any expectations. What I can say today, is that what happened, I definitely did not expect.
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There are so many obstacles to worship. We are confronted with an innumerable set of distractions every day. Some of them are more compelling than others, but only just so. It is so easy to allow our attention to wander and focus on the silliest of things. Anything to avoid doing what needs to be done. It doesn’t matter how hard we try there will always be something vying for our attention.
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In Genesis 4 we find the story of Cain and Abel. It is a truly sad story because in these opening verses we see one brother murder the other. In the span of ten verses a family feud becomes so toxic it shatters a family.
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