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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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What’s the point? Finding your calling

Finding your calling Of all the works of God’s creation, I think ecosystems are the most beautiful. Ecosystems bring together the living and the non-living into complex relationships that are balanced precariously but exquisitely. I live in what ecologists here … Continue reading

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What’s the point? Made to worship

Made to worship Camping in San Diego County is usually not a particularly chilly affair, even in winter. It was January and my oldest son, Ryan, and I were camping in the nearby mountains. His Cub Scout pack was attending … Continue reading

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What’s the point? Loving God and Loving People

Loving God and Loving People Snow was falling lightly when we arrived at the launching site with our raft and supplies. It was May in northern Idaho and a cold spring weather system was sitting on the Bitterroot Range. The … Continue reading

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Creation Care and a Bundled Worldview

Creation Care and a Bundled Worldview Is it just me, or does it seems like every company now bundles all of their┬áservices and products so that the consumer has no choice but to buy it all, whether we need it … Continue reading

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All who are weary: Crazy busy

Crazy busy Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Exodus 20:8 One final thought before we leave the twin topics of being still and keeping the Sabbath. I was in a youth ministry meeting recently at church and my … Continue reading

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All who are weary: The letter of the law vs. the spirit of the law

The letter of the law vs. the spirit of the law Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Exodus 20:8 At the university, I teach a microbiology laboratory for nursing students. On the first day of lab work we … Continue reading

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