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Who Helped Who?

In 2015, I had the opportunity to participate in my first Willow Creek global serving team in the Dominican Republic.
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The Opposite Of Lockdown

During the lockdown of 2020, I found myself isolated, comforting myself with tasty baked goods and Netflix binges. I doubt I am alone in this.
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How To Avoid Being A Fool

One of the hardest but best lessons I have learned from Willow’s Global Partners is that I know so much less than I think I do. One particular trip to our partner in El Salvador taught me so much.
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God’s Project

Thunderous applause. Standing affirmations. With the production of a demi-god, the man in the pin-striped suit ramped up the gathering of life insurance agents.
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Praying Before Acting

I confess that I often forget to pray. I get so busy doing work, spending time with my family and friends, and focusing on the next task that I think back on my day and realize I never dedicated time...
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How Do You Experience God?

In my Spiritual Direction practice, one of my favorite questions to ask my clients is “How do you experience God?”
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Can You Do This?

When I was nine, my thirteen-year-old brother asked, "Can you do this?" as he gathered a couple stones from the shore. With a side-arm fling, he pitched a smooth, thin oval stone. It skipped across...
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Daily Bread

If you have ever been part of a traditional church, chances are you know the Lord’s prayer by heart. Like me, you have probably recited it mindlessly. Maybe it even felt like a chore.
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He Meets Us

When I was 12 years old, I held a Bible in my hand and prayed what I would later call a bold prayer. I said, “God, if you are real, I need you to show yourself to me. Anyone can write a book.”