I get a bit drained of life reading and watching various church leader types providing hot-takes on a pandemic as a once in a life-time opportunity to lead, lead, lead, and do, do, do. For all the communication about change, I don’t perceive any change at all, just a redecoration of the tread-mill that seems …

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How could a people who have experienced the genuine power of God decide to worship idols. Drew Dyck thinks it was not because the people forgot, but because they wanted something safer, something they could control. Idolatry is the creation and worship of manageable gods. From Yawning At Tigers: On the morning of the third …

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There are so many losses in the current season. Some of those losses will be recouped in some fashion. Some of those losses will never be recovered. Grief is the expression of emotion when a loss has been acknowledged. When the loss is not acknowledged, and grief is not expressed, grief lies waiting. It will …

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Mockingbird have published this reflection by Trevor Almy, who has gone through seasons of intense chronic depression and who sees similarities in the way people are experiencing and reacting to the time of pandemic we are going through and his own reactions during depression. This is not proscriptive and neither makes light of chronic depression …

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