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Contemplating Sabbath … Part 9

This is part nine in a series discussing Mark Buchanan’s book The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath. If you missed the previous parts, here is a link to Part 8, or you can start at the beginning with Part 1. Chapter Six is titled We’re Not in Egypt Anymore: Stopping to Remove the Tastmasters. The […]

Contemplating Sabbath … Part 6

This is part six in a series discussing Mark Buchanan’s book The Rest of God: Restoring Your Soul by Restoring Sabbath. If you missed the previous parts, here is a link to Part 5, or you can start at the beginning with Part 1. In chapter 3, Buchanan deals with the issue of busy-ness. He notes, with some poiniancy, that […]

Unintended Prayers

I read an article recently, posted to facebook by my friend (and former student) Matt Bucher. It is called “The War Prayer” and is credited to Mark Twain. (Note: I have not verified whether this attribution is accurate. The story has a quality to it that makes the attribution at least seem plausible.) The story […]