Monthly Archives: June 2015

Quiet Waters 1-year anniversary

Quiet Waters 1-year anniversary A year ago this month I began writing weekly essays on God, nature, and the Christian life. I am grateful to those of you who count yourselves as readers. With the start of the second year, … Continue reading

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Finding our way

Finding our way Proverbs 16:9 says, “In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.” At the outset of a journey, like graduating from high school or starting a new career, this is a difficult principle … Continue reading

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Summer reading recommendations

Summer reading recommendations The days are longer, weather is turning warmer, kids are out of school, and vacation plans are starting to take shape. Now is the time to pick a book or two to fill your down time. Here … Continue reading

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Book Review: Love Does, Bob Goff

Book Review: Love Does, by Bob Goff Thomas Nelson Press, 2012. 224 pages, $16.99. Reviewed by Dave Cummings Hey, tell me haven’t you heard? Luv is a serious word. Hey, I think it’s time you learned. I don’t care what … Continue reading

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What’s the point? Listening for the Holy Spirit

Listening for the Holy Spirit The mind of sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace. Romans 8:6 (NIV) In 2004, I was offered a faculty position at my undergraduate alma mater in … Continue reading

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What’s the point? Occupation versus vocation

Occupation versus vocation Americans born around the turn of the 20th century were often referred to as the Greatest Generation. They lived through some of the lowest lows and the highest highs in our nation’s history. The Great Depression was … Continue reading

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