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Bible Boot Camp – Finally Finished!

I’m done! There were times during this process when I wasn’t sure I could make it. (That Proverbs is a killer, for sure.) But I did make it and I even finished early. I finished up the last of the epistles and Revelation last night, knowing that our after-work plans tonight would not allow for […]

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Bible Boot Camp: Lent 2015

Drop and give me 30! 30 chapters of the Bible that is.  Every day.  Except Sunday.  During Lent. Lent is fast approaching.  It’s just over two weeks away.  Much is often made about giving something up for Lent.  There is the ever popular social media fast that I’ve seen over the last few years.  And […]

From Exile to Apostle

Originally posted November 10, 2012 I can’t possibly be an apostle. I checked the dictionary. It is a word that cannot describe me. I was not chosen by Jesus some 2,000 years ago to be one of the “Twelve”. Not any one of the lists includes a Jennifer – or even a woman. I am […]

Spiritual Cheerleaders

Originally posted August 11, 2011 Through accident, rather than design, I found myself a soccer mom this summer. Not a casual, house league, once-a-week soccer mom, but a serious, rep team soccer mom. Mom of the goalie (which, I think has to be the most stressful parent position!) on a team with no back-up goalie. […]

Is Sunday Morning Service Sacred?

Originally posted October 14, 2012 I was driving my 11 year old son, Isaac to swimming lessons this week. On the way I remarked, “If you pass this level you’ll be in Aqua Leader Corps with Samantha.” (Samantha is his 15 year old step-sister.) “Oh no!” he said, “Does that mean I have to go […]

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First Time Here?

Thinking Christian? Isn’t that an oxymoron? Ha ha. Very funny. Thinking and Christian in the same sentence. I know what you’re thinking – “You ever seen FOX News? Ever read Sam Harris?” OK – fair enough. So we should explain what we mean by “Thinking Christian”. Here’s a primer on why we’ve built this site, […]