God Of The Sparrows

In May of 2017 in a garden-variety suburb in a garden-variety state in America, a country which contains 321 million people, in a world which contains around 7 billion people, a starling died in a dryer vent and God noticed. His authority and His power do not render Him distant even from the smallest details. [Click title to read more.]

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The Hawk In My Yard: Or, Why Some People Struggle To Believe

It’s at times like these that I understand why some people struggle to believe the Bible, and to believe God. I don’t think it’s just because of innate skepticism or because they can’t bring themselves to believe in what they perceive to be myths; I think they’re afraid it’s too good to be true. [Click title to read more.]

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Holy Squirrels

It’s true that sometimes God may direct us here or there to do a particular thing and give us awareness of that. But I also think that more often than not God intends to use our normal and our very unremarkable lives – often when we’re not looking or paying attention – to change the world. [Click title to read more.]

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Why Taking Photographs Is Part Of My Spiritual Walk

I am a “head person.” By that, I mean I’m always thinking or daydreaming or pondering or analyzing or wondering. It’s just how I am, but by virtue of being that way I’m not always present in the moment or focused on what’s happening around me. Taking photographs, however, forces me out of my head and into the moment.

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