how to speak of God’s love?

the following is the final message given to a gathering of university students in berkeley, california in a semester-long study of Jesus’ response to the question: what’s the most important commandment? (mark 12:28-31) so to wrap up our series on love, i want to shift our focus from our love of God, love of others, and love […]

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for hayley: keeping my promise

for those who were there, for those who weren’t, these are the words i gave for my dear sister hayley dawn today. they are my final gift to her. i hope you enjoy them. here’s the audio version: if you have any special memories of hayley you’d like to share here, i would love to […]

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He’s sorry [re-post]

i wrote these words for my dear sister hayley dawn in august. rather than share them with her right away, i thought i would wait for the appropriate time. that time came unexpectedly this past week, at her bedside, with much tears. hayley dawn, i love you with all my heart, and i know you […]

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He’s sorry

someday you’re not likely to read this any time soon, but my heart is heavy this morning with words i feel He wants you to know. so, my hope, as i put these thoughts to words, is that you may someday read them. and on that day, the day He has already ordained, i hope […]

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