Glorious Expectations

According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death. Phil. 1:20, KJV The world wearies God’s poor and afflicted people, because more and more […]

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Ditching My Smartphone

Many of you who are reading this can probably remember life without a smartphone. You know what it’s like to not have the internet, email, maps, apps, and texting available whenever you want and wherever you are. In some ways, these things are useful. You can read an email while waiting in line at the […]

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A Question of Identity: Highlight on Prison Ministry (1)

In the musical adaptation of Victor Hugo’s epic novel Les Miserables, Jean Valjean escapes from prison, undergoes a fundamental heart change, and builds a whole new life—but he cannot escape his identity as an ex-convict. In particular his prisoner number is branded indelibly upon his psyche. Legend has it Hugo chose Valjean’s number, 24601, to […]

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