Pilgrims Wanted — Hazardous Journey, Small Wages – You In?

How’s that for a help wanted ad! Given the hipster job title “Pilgrim” and stellar job perks you might assume not too many resumes would hit my inbox. But hold on — you might be wrong! My experience is some...

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We Call Bull S**t — The Sermon on the Mount Circa 2018

Worse weeks I can hardly imagine. A day on the calendar circled for loving, tragically became a breaking headline of evil and hate. The diabolical pull of a trigger shattered lives and dreams. And if the sight of distraught...

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COLD Night, Warm Hearts – Hike to Help 2018 Adventure

I love a good adventure! And the highest elevation point on the Ouachita Trail (Mount Rich 2,681 ft - not bad for AR) and plummeting temperatures didn’t disappoint! This past weekend our hearty group of backpackers trekked 6 miles (us...

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Golfers Doing Good — Recipients of Good Neighbor Award

LEWISVILLE, TEXAS – A group of Coppell based “golfers doing good” have been chosen as the December 2017 good neighbors of the month, an award presented by Loving Community a local neighborhood advocacy group. So the question is can you...

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Why I HAD TO Live Missionally – Forge Dallas Missionary Residency

“What I believe is not what I say I believe, what I believe is what I do!” I’ve always loved this quote by Donald Miller author of Blue Like Jazz. And for me living missional HAD TO become more...

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Remembering the Forgotten at Christmas – Arbor House Christmas Party 2017

Alzheimer’s is a horrible disease. Our family knows this first hand. Both my mother, who is currently in a memory care center, and my mother-in-law who passed away in 2007 are and were victims of this disease. It slowly...

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Forge Dallas 2018 Missionary Residency

You’re invited to be a part! Beginning January 2018 and for the next five months you can learn from 10 leading missiologist, authors, and missional practitioners — and never leave the DFW metroplex! When you become a Forge Dallas missionary...

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Hike to Help – January 13-14, 2018 – Challenge the Body, Renew the Spirit

Some of my favorite life memories have happened outdoors in the wilderness. Taking in a panoramic view from a mountain top or gazing into a starlit sky renews my spirit. Is it any wonder that the Gospel stories of Jesus...

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Thanks-Giving — Your Generosity At Work Locally

Thanksgiving is a wonderful season in which to focus on our gratefulness. The Psalmist wrote, “Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good, his love endures forever.” ~ Psalm 107:1 AMEN! As Sharon and I give thanks and count...

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’Tis the Season – Happy Hallo-Thanks-Christmas!

My sense of the holidays became discombobulated this past week! Perhaps you’ve noticed it also. I mean what’s the appropriate greeting? Trick or Treat, Happy Thanksgiving or Merry Christmas? My taste buds are equally confused. Should I finish off the...

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