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Choosing to Serve

My wife and I were leaving home early one morning for a weekend getaway when she asked if we were going to keep with our usual travel tradition – one stop at a favored coffee shop for java to go, … Continue reading

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Water and Be Watered

He that watereth shall be watered also himself.  Proverbs 11:25 Here we are taught a great lesson, that to get, we must give; that to accumulate, we must scatter; that to make ourselves happy, we must make others happy; and … Continue reading

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All to Him I Owe

I once wrote “because I have a lot of sin to cover” in response to a question about why I do so much missional work. I look back now and see what a misinformed answer that was. I can’t repay … Continue reading

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Live as Servants

Live as servants. For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many. Be a shepherd of God’s flock, give an example that others may … Continue reading

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Newsletter Excerpt

Often I am asked what inspired me to write the specific one hundred ways to be like Jesus which comprise the book, and the honest answer is I have been inspired by the Bible itself and the writings of many … Continue reading

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Act With Compassion

Act with compassion. Jesus had compassion with everyone, attending first to their worldly hunger and thirst, and then to their spiritual deprivation. Acts of compassion demonstrate the unfailing concern Christ has for the people, his sheep. In this way you … Continue reading

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The original Lead Serve Love introduction…

I have received my copies of Lead Serve Love, and it is a beautiful book! So good to finally get my hands on it! Wow, I’m most proud of this book, my 27th publication since my first book was released … Continue reading

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Volunteerism

I stood back and observed as men pulled groceries from shelves and filled bags with what the waiting women would turn into meals to feed their families. In what might have been a somber setting, I was struck by all … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds, Reaping the Harvest

Looking for something substantive to do with C., the young boy I mentor, I spied the Willis House Garden Project in the bulletin one Sunday. Reasoning all boys like playing in the dirt, I made arrangements to meet Claire Dees … Continue reading

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The Call to Serve

I worked at Good Samaritan Health Center recently, the medical clinic serving the poor in our county. It opens for business at 8:30AM and on the first day of the month it conducts its open enrollment. Fifty new patients are … Continue reading

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