Tag Archives: Heart

Best of May 2015

Faith itself sometimes needs to be stripped of its social and historical encrustations and returned to its first, churchless incarnation in the human heart. -Wiman I learned more about Christianity from my mother than from all the theologians in England. … Continue reading

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Soul Serenade

You may be distracted numerous times. And perhaps your entire practice will be full of sensations clamoring for attention (like monkeys in a banana tree). These distractions are YOU in the Flesh. Be abhorred, you are being judged, Cross examined, … Continue reading

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the Wizard of Oz in the Heartland

People who are stuck in life or love many times act like the Tin Man in the Wizard of Oz, searching or reaching for an Oil Can to help stop the squeak and retard the rust. Offering relief to the … Continue reading

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Intravenous Incarnation

The people who we minister to everyday have to be slowly persuaded with an impersonation (read incarnation) of the love of Jesus intravenously through a drip bag. Its slow, relational, personal, making disciples, not at all like “church as usual”…in … Continue reading

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Spiritual Cardiology

We have been in Denver for three years. The mission of transplanting our lives and ministry has been a mountain climb. When the three year marker began to draw closer I was reminded of this story… “A certain man had … Continue reading

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Live from the Heart

He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God. “Our values set our future.” -Brian Houston Live from … Continue reading

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de Grot – Cave of the Heart part 3

Why are you distressed? because you are in debt. Why are you in debt? because you are discontent. Why are you discontent? The temptation to be discontent is everywhere. Advertisements bombard us, feeding our dissatisfaction by telling us we are … Continue reading

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de Grot – The Cave of the Heart part 1

David is a national hero…he had a yellow ribbon tied around the tree at Jesse’s plantation as he went off to war against the Philistines and their giant, Goliath. He was given a victory parade upon his return and artists … Continue reading

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Institutionalized

“We can’t give help when we can’t ask for it; When you feel judgment for asking for help you are, by default, always judging when you offer help because you have attached judgment to needing help; One way judgment shows … Continue reading

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