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September 2013

Conflicts with Emilie

Category: Authentic Community, Gospel Identity

If you know my (former) roommate Emilie and I, you know that we are quite different. The parts of her that don’t yet acknowledge Christ as Lord are in fierce pursuit of safety through independence, distance, and suppression of emotion. The parts of me that don’t acknowledge Christ...

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Derailed by Grace

Category: Gospel Saturation

“Ma’am, can you give me a ride? My mama’s sick.” That’s how it started. From the moment she opened her mouth, I knew this would be a growing day. I’ve been slowly learning to value people over efficiency and schedules and accomplishment. Today was a pop...

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Tags: grace, stranger, welcome