Tag Archives: Servanthood

The Night Before Jesus Died

Today is Maundy Thursday, also called Holy- or Covenant Thursday. It is celebrated every Thursday before Easter to commemorate the “maundy” Jesus gave His disciples on that night many centuries ago — the night before Jesus died. What is a “maundy”? … Continue reading

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Uganda Theological Reflection #2: Love, Sheep, and Uganda

When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. Before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate people one from another as … Continue reading

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Counting Down to Departure for Uganda

Countdown to departure for Uganda: T-2 days I leave Monday! And I wanted to share with you a few miscellaneous updates as the hour draws near… Packing for something like this is crazy A picture is worth 1,000 words. This … Continue reading

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Painful Love

God causes suffering in order to perfect others Although it’s sometimes very easy to live like it isn’t true (especially in the American cultural context), the fact is that I’m not the only one in the universe God is working on. God … Continue reading

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Mount of the Beatitudes

After another olive oil soaked breakfast, we made our way to the Mount of the Beatitudes to a spot near where Jesus is believed to have delivered the Sermon on the Mount. There is of course a church built there … Continue reading

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God’s Latest Lesson in Upsidedownness

I have been reading through the book of Matthew lately. In my time with God yesterday, I was in Matthew 13, which are (what I call) Jesus’ agriculture parables. In this chapter, He tells the Parable of the Sower, the … Continue reading

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