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The Pursuit

The Pursuit | sermon series | Jan. 2018 A.W. Tozer, from The Pursuit of God: “You and I are in little…what God is in large. Being made in His image we have within us the capacity to know Him. In our sins we lack only the power. The moment the Spirit has quickened us to life in regeneration our whole being senses its kinship to God and leaps up in joyous recognition. That is the heavenly birth without which we cannot see the kingdom of God. It is, however, not an end but an inception, for now begins the glorious pursuit, the heart’s happy exploration of the infinite riches of the Godhead. That is where we begin, I say, but where we stop no man has yet discovered, for there is in the awful and mysterious depths of the Triune God neither limit nor end…. To have found God and still to pursue him [...]

By |2018-11-01T16:55:19-06:00January 8th, 2018|Book Recommendation, Devotionals, Sermon Series|

Unconscious Bias

I read this book years ago, but I hadn’t thought of it in light of our church value for unity. It is such an interesting and encouraging point of view. When I received an email from Brad Livengood about a week ago, I thought it was just too good not to share. I asked him if I could post what he wrote in that email here so all could benefit from his keen insight.     From Brad Livengood...   I just finished a wonderful book by Malcolm Gladwell titled "Blink" - The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. Its about how humans make unconscious snap judgements. Sometimes the judgments are good, accurate, and save a lot of time. Other times they are bad for us such as when they cause us to judge people based on their appearance, sex, ethnicity, etc.   The author tells the story of a test that people can take [...]

By |2018-11-01T16:55:20-06:00October 9th, 2017|Book Recommendation, Devotionals|