• Parenting is risky. When you choose to have children, you must open yourself to the possibility that things might not go as you plan or hope. Indeed, ...
    Defining Moments, Part 2
    By James Pence
    June 26th, 2014

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  • Notice that in the Gospel of Mark (1:16-20) Jesus calls his followers to relationship, partnership, and leadership. But how does that call come to eac...
    Listening for God’s Call
    By Daniel Allen
    July 24th, 2014

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  • Ever feel dry and dusty in your approach to the Bible? Ever feel like the way you’ve engaged the Scriptures has become boring? Routine? Here’s a ...
    A Fresh Way to Engage Scriptu...
    By Daniel Allen
    October 23rd, 2014

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  • Last week, I asked if you ever feel dry and dusty in your approach to the Bible. Was reading the Scriptures becoming boring or routine?If so, here...
    A Fresh Way to Engage Scriptur...
    By Daniel Allen
    October 30th, 2014

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  • Last week, I described that no matter how much money you have or make, it will never keep up with all the seemingly urgent invitations to part with ...
    The Top 10 Places Your Next Do...
    By Tim Maurer
    October 30th, 2014

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  • I’m giving thanks today for the goodness of God, the beauty of creation, and the love of God revealed to us in Jesus. I’m using “The General T...
    Can You Join Me in Giving Than...
    By Daniel Allen
    November 06th, 2014

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  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released its annual “Cost of Raising a Child” report. The news from it is really no news at all...
    The Rising Cost of Raising Kid...
    By Tim Maurer
    November 06th, 2014

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  • Continuing the idea of pursuing happiness, my own life experience is one that lends itself to the message of Chris Guillebeau’s book, The Happiness ...
    Continuing the Idea of Pursuin...
    By Tim Maurer
    November 27th, 2014

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  • I’ve been talking about pursuing parts of our lives that are largely worthless, receives an undue amount of our time, attention and investment—f...
    What Is Your Fool’s Gold? Pa...
    By Tim Maurer
    December 11th, 2014

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  • Music has always been a big part of the holiday season for us, so I thought I’d offer up my top five favorite Christmas albums:5. Maybe This Chris...
    My Top 5 Christmas Albums
    By Tim Maurer
    January 01st, 2015

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  • I travel a decent amount. I don’t mind flying, but I’ve always struggled with the loss of productivity. Hours waiting at the airport. Even more ...
    Skip In-Flight Wi-Fi, Part I
    By Tim Maurer
    January 08th, 2015

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  • Continuing my thoughts on using in-flight wi-fi, I want to mention that the cost is not insignificant. At an average of $10 per day to boot up a con...
    Skip In-Flight Wi-Fi, Part 2
    By Tim Maurer
    January 15th, 2015

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  • We got the subtitle of my last book wrong. It reads, Balancing Money and Life. And while the book is still substantively solid and its aging content...
    Mastering Money and Life Is No...
    By Tim Maurer
    January 22nd, 2015

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  • I’ve helped people connect with God through various ways since 1979—my first summer internship with high school students at the Valley Cathedral...
    A Few Words About Curative Wor...
    By Daniel Allen
    February 05th, 2015

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