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Uncertain Times and the Need for Unity

Uncertain Times and the Need for Unity

In one of his letters to his brother George, Dwight Moody advises him about some tensions that threaten to create disunity in the church. After expressing his concern about the Y.M.C.A., he urges George to do what is needed to preserve peace in the body of Christ with...

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Discipleship: It’s not about me

Discipleship: It’s not about me

"The trouble nowadays is that it doesn't mean anything to some people to be a Christian. What we must have is a higher type of Christianity in this country. We must have a Christianity that has in it the principle of self-denial. We must deny ourselves. If we want...

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Our Mission: Creating Space

Our Mission: Creating Space

Throughout our 20 years of marriage we’ve lived in eight different cities and bought six different houses.  As we were reflecting on our rather transient lifestyle, we realized that if we had been trying to keep up that pace, we would have needed to list, sell,...

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A Prayer for Faith, Wisdom, and Resolve

A Prayer for Faith, Wisdom, and Resolve

Toward the end of The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race by Willie James Jennings, Jennings expresses a desire for the church with which we resonate deeply. He writes, “I yearn for a vision of Christian intellectual identity that is compelling and...

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Longing for home

Longing for home

“It was four months this morning since I left Northfield and it seems twice that long. I shall be so glad when the time comes to go home.” - D.L. Moody in personal correspondence with his brother, George My wife and I have moved nine times during just over twenty...

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