Mike Emlet encourages us to find the line that has trust in God’s providence on one side, and reliance on our effort and initiative on the other. it’s easy to become imbalanced and to drift into either the “power mode” or the “presumption mode.” In the power mode, we take charge of our lives as …

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Trevin Wax examines quotes wrongfully associated with various Christians. I hadn’t heard of a couple of these quotes, but was familiar with most. Given how often you read some of them, i.e. “You do not have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body” often attributed to C.S. Lewis, or the phrase attributed …

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I’ve been happy about not having the maintenance of an aged/decaying/historic building as part of my job description at MGPC. So I’ve not thought of myself as a curator, someone occupied with the past. Daniel Darling points out that there is an aspect of a pastor’s role that involves some level of curation. We serve …

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