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Houston, We Have Liftoff!

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Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ. Ephesians 4:15 This past weekend, I taught my son to ride his bike! Or rather, putting my paternal pride aside, my son Zachary learned to ride his bike with no training wheels this weekend!...

Is That How I Really Look?

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She was an old woman, skin brown and weather-beaten to a texture of a raisin, hunched over but still strong from working the earth for a living. Her home was a hut with packed-mud walls in the highlands of Vietnam, and she did not own a mirror. One day in the Spring she met a group of men from...

Death of The Greatest

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Sports fans love to debate who’s the best: who’s the highest scorer of all time? Who had the longest streak of wins? Who’s won the most championships? The world recently said goodbye to Muhammad Ali, a boxer whose elegantly succinct nickname put to rest any doubts. He was...

Triple-Decker Answered Prayer

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Our upcoming ReNew Conference theme, “Immeasurably More,” comes from Ephesians 3:20. It’s one of the greatest glimpses of God’s heart and His desire to amaze and astound us with His goodness. “Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or...

The Holy Sound of Silence

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We are in the middle of the Holy Week, the Passion Week, the final days before the Crucifixion. A brief summary of the preceding days:Palm Sunday: Jesus, riding humbly on a donkey, enters Jerusalem to throngs of people waving palm branches and shouting, cheering, “Hosanna in the...

The Gravity of Anonymity

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And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near. Hebrews 10:24-25 I went to a missions conference in Vancouver last weekend, had a great...

Fear No More

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Among the colourful cast of characters, the shepherds, angels, wise men, Joseph and Mary, Zechariah is usually overlooked in the Christmas story. “Who?” Exactly. But of all the above, Zechariah was the first one to be given a preview that God was planning something huge and...

The Aroma of Autumn

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There is a scent in the streets of Hong Kong that signals the beginning of autumn: the sweet burnt smell of roasted chestnuts. The dry, crisp air of the season seems to carry the aroma farther and more effortlessly, and I can pretty much track down the location of chestnut cart once I catch the...

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