Category Archives: Gratitude

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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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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An Honest Cry

An Honest Cry: Sermons from the Psalms in Honor of Prentice A. Meador Jr., will be available January 31 from Leafwood publishers. http://tinyurl.com/yjs7a8h I envisioned this collection more than a year ago when I repeatedly heard from ministers who had been … Continue reading

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The Power of Gratitude

In my office I have a hand-carved book stand designed to hold an open book.  For several years I have had a Bible on that stand open to Psalm 116. I keep it on a shelf with several items that … Continue reading

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Fuel

“We proclaim him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ. To this end I labor, struggling with all his energy, which so powerfully works in me.” (Colossians 1:28-29) It’s called many … Continue reading

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