The Giving God

Tomorrow I’ll be preaching the 8th (8th!) message in our series on spiritual practices at Bloom called “Spiritual Architecture” … (I wonder if people are going to start getting bored of this stuff … maybe they already are … ha!) The practice we’ll be covering tomorrow is Servanthood.  The text…

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Into the Light…

Joe (not his real name) and I were in a guy’s accountability group back in the day.  The purpose of the group was simple: celebrate life’s victory’s, share life’s pains, bear life’s burdens.  Not too complicated. Joe was a bit older than me, a seasoned “vet” as a Christian, but…

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Embracing darkness…

At Bloom, we’re participating in Lent.  And now that we’re more than two weeks into it, for a lot of us, this whole thing is starting to HURT a little…  Craving the food we decided to give up, wishing the commitments we made weren’t quite so ambitious, looking for loopholes…

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Welcome!

Hey reader – Not long ago I was doing coffee with a friend who blogs regularly.  After asking her whether she planned to write a book someday she replied, rather hum-drumily: “Meh, not really.  If I can blog I don’t really feel like I need to,” later adding, “You should…

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