Tag Archives: Faith

Despicable Me 3 – Movie Discussion

    Rather than discuss the whole movie, I want to focus on a particular scene this time. Sweet little Agnes, the youngest of Gru’s girls, loves unicorns. And she wants to see a real one. A man tells her … Continue reading

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The Fate of the Furious – Movie Discussion

How are Dom and Dom and his crew indicative of our times???  Is it possible that the younger generations are attracted to their brand of righteousness just as much as (or probably more so) the worldly appeal of fast cars and … Continue reading

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Miracles from Heaven – Movie Discussion

Miracles from Heaven is based on the true story of a Texas family whose daughter had a life-threatening stomach disease/disorder. Then after months and months (or longer) of pain, suffering, and fruitless treatments, Anna fell 30 feet down the inside … Continue reading

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A Few More (Quick) Thoughts on Star Wars

If you haven’t read it, there’s a discussion of the movie here which delves into some of the characters and their overall journeys, comparing them to the journeys many of us take on the road to faith. I had a … Continue reading

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20 Observations from Peter Walking on Water

Today I thought I’d share some of my thoughts and observations out of Matthew 14:22-33, the story of Jesus (and Peter) walking on the water.  This isn’t a doctrinal exposition of the passage, but rather simply observations, questions, things that … Continue reading

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I Wish I Had Your Faith, Part 3

I wrote here about what it takes to grow faith, and here about what it takes to get to know the character of God.  Today I want to talk about a benefit that comes of those things, besides the benefit … Continue reading

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I Wish I Had Your Faith, Part 2

I wrote here about what it takes to grow faith.  Today I want to talk a little about what it takes to get to know who God is—it’s a related topic in many ways.  I said that a lot of … Continue reading

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I Wish I had Your Faith

A dear friend is going through a hard time and he recently told me, “I just wish I had your faith.  Right now, I’m just scared.” It kind of made me laugh…partly because, right now I’m a little scared, too, … Continue reading

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Rescuing the Blue Bird

I heard him before I saw him.  That sound of futile fluttering, wings going nowhere.  I finally saw him, high up in the barn, desperately looking through the window to freedom, absolutely wrong about how to get there.  Bone weary … Continue reading

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Z blog – In the South, Relationships Matter

I heard a lady in Mississippi say that—“In the South, relationships matter”—but the phrase keeps ringing through my mind here, in Zimbabwe.  That’s strange, I guess because it’s not exactly the American South, but I’m learning that there are striking … Continue reading

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