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And the Word Became Kid

I have always found the doctrine of election to be rather . . . unhappy.  “You—in.”  “You—out.”  “Saved.” “Damned.”  I can just picture God the Father up there on His throne, forehead wrinkled, eyebrows ablaze, making two lines out of … Continue reading

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2010: A Year in Review

Wow.  This has probably been one of the most dramatic, adventuresome, and life-changing years I will ever have.  This little exercise is mostly for me, but I wanted to take a minute to look back at everything that happened this … Continue reading

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Encounters with Coffee Culture

(Alternatively titled, “My Very Cute and Persuasive Girlfriend Says I Should Blog More”.) I don’t know if you’ve heard, but Seattle is known for its coffee culture.  A little company called Starbucks started here (duh), but there’s jazillions of other … Continue reading

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Meet Bob

Meet my friend Bob.  He is, to use one of his favorite phrases, totally bitchin’. Another byproduct of engagement is that all of the canned answers to complex questions seem to melt away. I think that’s because we see ourselves … Continue reading

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On Being at Home

I want to be a homemaker.  Here’s what I mean. I am really comfortable on the move.  This summer I spent a month travelling in the Middle East, mostly by myself.  I took only a backpack with me.  The whole … Continue reading

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The Conference, Day 1

I wish that I had the time and energy to cobble together all of these experiences into some kind of narrative or argument, but for now all I’ve got for you is more or less a recording of what happened … Continue reading

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I’m Not Alone

The Romantic knocks it out of the park: Perhaps God can shape my destiny despite my stubbornness and stupidity and insistence on immediacy. Maybe it’s not too late for me and my dreams which have lately seemed to lie dormant … Continue reading

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