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Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2010’

Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt.

Pastor Alfred was preachin’ in this morning! I really think I need to go back and listen to the entire sermon again, not just for my own edification but because I’m prepping a new women’s retreat on fear (to be given for the first time in March 2011) and MAN am I convince that the first session needs to anchor …

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Happy Times with Our Friends from Mongolia

We continue to enjoy hosting our friends from Outer Mongolia. How empty the house will feel when they depart sometime next week!

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How to Serve Your Church Tomorrow Morning

Loved this brief post from IX Marks: How Members Can Serve the Church on Sunday Morning

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Playing Telephone with Science

This is so true and so funny in that cringing sort of way: (HT: Kevin DeYoung)

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Completely Different Attitude About Hosting (But no time to blog …)

It is a true joy to have our friends from Mongolia here for a visit. The first night we sat around the dinner table seeing how many languages we could speak in addition to English. Sophia had two—French and Latin. Uba (the 12 year-old son) had two—Mongolian and Japanese. The mother, Saraa, threw in Russian. Fred had a little Spanish. …

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Are You Ready to be a Leader?

I’m not familiar with this book (Spiritual Leadership by J. Oswald Sanders), but even just the summary questions listed by Kevin DeYoung in a recent blog post are worth contemplating: Are You Ready to be a Leader? In reflecting on my own strengths and weaknesses, and in thinking (and praying!) about potential future leaders for our church’s women’s Bible study, …

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Fred Cropped This Photo of the Girls and Now It’s My Favorite

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Getting Into One Another’s Lives

Ohhhh … the introvert in me cringed a little at this, but most of me said a resounding, “Yes!” when I read this reply by Tim Challies on Stephen Altrogge’s question, “What is a godly habit that has significantly affected your walk with the Lord, and how did you cultivate that habit?” “The discipline I want to point to is …

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Comedic — But Apparently Not Musical — Genius

I had tears streaming down my face, I was laughing so hard by the end of this video: (HT: TakeYourVitaminZ)

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Theological to the Core (AND Winsome and Sweet …)

Loved this post by Kevin DeYoung: The Crust and the Core But be sure to follow his advice and read to the end. If you only cheer at the first few paragraphs, you may miss some important insights about yourself in the last few paragraphs.

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