Category Archives: Video

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Interview with Michael Rose on Becoming Love

Michael talks about his latest book "Becoming Love. Avoiding Common Forms of Christian Insanity" and shares a great deal of the heart that permeates the book and inspires his ministry and life. "In Becoming Love, Michael Rose leads us to the very foundation of our Christian faith and helps us step off the treadmill of…
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Oh Blessed Vice

It is true that God can use all things for our good - even our sin and brokenness. St. Augustine would call sin his blessed vice because he knew his sin would drive him back to the foot of the cross - relieving him from the heavy burden of it.  This is the beauty and…
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The Present Presence of God

Jesus said He would never leave us or forsake us and this is such a powerful promise and one central to the incarnational nature of the Christian faith.  We are exhorted and encouraged with the promise of Christ in us, the hope of glory and yet so many of us live like we are all alone.  How many…
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What Motivates Us?

Daniel Pink was voted one of the top 50 influential business thinkers in the world in 2011 and his book Drive: The Surprising Truth of What Motivates Us capitalizes on 50 years of behavioral science to reveal some surprising insight as to what indeed actually motivates us. For straightforward, mechanical tasks, a financial reward is…
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Be Still

One of the things I hear most often from many folks is the chronic busyness of life.   They are bombarded from all directions, all day so it seems to many.    This driven pace is often a reflection of one's inner life - their thoughts and emotions, and as such it is often difficult…
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Special in a Real way

A powerful address by this teacher to the graduating class and it seems many others think so too for this speech has gone viral and the subject of many a blog post.  It seems to me to awaken / jar some of us from our slumber, warm the hearts of some of us older folks…
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The Breath of God

I have been experimenting with video and various ways of sharing faith.  These often take the forms of rich ancient thoughts and practices which have been a blessing in my own life. Explore the idea of breath - specifically the breath of God and how God breathes life into us. Explore along with Michael how…
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An Uncommon Grace

  The following is a scene from Les Miserables (1998) starring Liam Neeson.  In this clip we see an encounter between Neeson's character Jean Valjean and a Bishop (Peter Vaughan).     Today, I can identify with Jean Valjean.  A person who sometimes feels there is just no other way or just simply doesn't have…
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Rest: Psalm 16

A five minute retreat reflecting on Psalm 16 and the faithfulness of God. This faithfulness is a place of rest. Reflect upon Psalm 16 and allow the music and the simple landscape to stir gratitude and a sense of the Fathers love for you. Music by Andre' Lefebvre - Soaking.net. Used with Permission.    …
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Random Thoughts: Community

A random snippet reflecting on Ephesians 2 and Galatian 3 as it pertains to Unity and Kingdom Community. How in Christ, we are one. The basis of our Kingdom membership is Christ alone and as God forms community on this basis, communities who live love, we become a sign and wonder of the Kingdom of…
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