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Thriving vs Striving

I recently posted on Facebook two alternative ways to live: thrive or strive. I wrote, “I need to stop striving for control and start thriving by trusting the One who controls everything.” Then, interestingly, I met someone at Starbucks who helped me see this dichotomy a bit more vividly. As I was sitting by the counter I happened to catch …Continue reading →

Orange County Jesus

Orange County Jesus is Christians playing perfect In a land that thirsts for the real. If we could only see the lost and angry faces inside the world’s fist We may be able to stand on a different square and dance with the unfamiliar. Or maybe the proof the atheist seeks is the very thing we find ourselves so weak: …Continue reading →

Strength and Courage at Starbucks

I was at Starbucks the other day having a Bible study, as well as watching a DVD on The Life and Theology of Jonathan Edwards, when I saw two girls sitting directly across from me. I could tell something was amiss. One girl acted ‘high’ (numb and lethargic), and the other girl seemed to be the discombobulated girl’s keeper. I felt …Continue reading →

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