Engaged in Community

All of a sudden our grass has turned green again!  For weeks it looked sickly, like maybe there were pests or the watering wasn’t quite right, or was it was just the hot hot southern Utah summer?  I couldn’t quite make anything work.  Then I fertilized, and that seemed to take care of it.  I just mowed four days ago, and as you can see, it’s already out of control!

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Jesus Meets Us In Reality

It’s one of the moments I remember so clearly.  I was driving in the car with a dear friend a few months after my father passed away.  I had helped my mom sort through his office, deleted his cell number, wept when a military convoy drove by (he was career military), and had been processing “goodbyes” in countless other ways.

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Three ideas for reading the Bible relationally

Last week, I wrote about Reading Scripture Relationally.  God has given us the Bible so we might connect with Him in authentic relationship!  As we read scripture relationally, we know God for who He is and open ourselves up to be known by Him.  This creates space in our lives where we can bring our real selves to meet with God where real growth, healing, and change can take place.

How can we read the Bible relationally?

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