Author Archives: Jeff Block

About Jeff Block

Lover and follower of Christ. Husband and father. Writer and seminary student. On a long journey, learning to swim with the current of God's love and walk with Him in the garden in the cool of the day.

Vaccinations, a Traveler’s Tale

Countdown to departure for Uganda: T-32 days Vaccinations … Check! I’ve done enough traveling outside the US not to be terribly nervous about going again, even to a new place. Granted, most of the places I’ve been have been more … Continue reading

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Uganda Trip Funded!

Countdown to departure for Uganda: T-37 days I am very excited to announce that I am fully funded for my upcoming mission trip to Uganda! Hooray! Please praise the Lord with me for His provision for the trip! I sent … Continue reading

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Upgrading Eden

Preface I recently facilitated a theology class at my church focused on the goodness of God entitled A God in Whom to Take Refuge. I’ve read and written quite a bit on this topic over the last couple of years, … Continue reading

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Opening weekend of The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (Gavin Stone FB page) was last weekend. Our former church (Harvest Bible Chapel; see also Vertical Church Films) made the film to depict the Church as a place of 2nd chances, which is … Continue reading

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I’m Going to Uganda!

As you probably know, I have been in seminary at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS) pursuing my Masters in Divinity for the last couple of years. Although we are not exactly sure where or to what God is calling us … Continue reading

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Death, Faith and the Christian Life

A sermon manuscript on Galatians 2:20, prepared for Life Bridge Community Church (recorded audio | sermon notes) Introduction Who here loves to camp? My wife and son like to camp and I have many friends who like to camp, but I have … Continue reading

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God’s Goodness vs Seeking Safety

Should we actively avoid suffering? (Question 4 of 8 in the Goodness of God series) No matter how much we might understand, intellectually, that suffering in our lives is necessary and good, it’s our instinct to avoid it. We have discussed the ways … Continue reading

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