Category Archives: Faith in Process

Justice … Mercy … Grace

Justice … Mercy … Grace. Three religious words, three sacred concepts, three spiritual movements of one powerful story. As you carefully think through these three words its one thing to consider their individual meanings. But more importantly, for my purpose … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Plan? (part 1)

I recently returned from leading a Spiritual Formation Conference with a wonderful group of 19 ministers from all around Ghana, West Africa. My good friend Fred Asare hosted the conference at the Village of Hope. It was a time of quiet … Continue reading

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Living as a Plain Brown Wrapper A Personal Theology of Ministry

For the full footnoted essay email chisholm@prestoncrest.org It is the centerpiece of Christian symbolism and the prime directive for Christian theology. It is the highest form of Christian jewelry, usually made of gold or silver. It has been called by … Continue reading

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Spiritual Formation …………… Do You Believe Him?

I used to think that there were two components involved in spiritual growth: (1) What I Am. (2) What I Should Be. And, of course, the goal of the Christian life is to simply move from what I am to … Continue reading

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See Israel In November !

There are 22 going with us to Israel in November and we still have a few open spots. Go with us! Take the trip of a lifetime! We will be gone 10 days (6-16) and the weather in November is … Continue reading

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