Understanding Your “Vocation.Life”

Thursday, September 1, 2011

(This post originally appeared in Henry Zonio’s Kidmin and Culture blog; it’s a review of the “Vocation.Life” chapter from Scot McKnight‘s book One.Life. With Henry’s permission, I’m sharing the review here. If you enjoy this…

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Why “Safe” Can Be Dangerous

Friday, June 24, 2011

Safety. We parents crave it for our children and our families; we search for neighborhoods that are considered “safe,” we try to keep our children away from dangerous…

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My Son, the Jesus Freak

Monday, May 9, 2011

My eldest son (“Harry”) who is nearly 9 years old has been on a Jesus kick of late. He wants to know of everyone he meets, “Are you…

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Robert Frost Teaches Me About Missional Living

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Today, my son and I read a Robert Frost poem, one I had never before encountered. It’s short, but its message reflected a missional perspective. See if you…

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Three Key Words for Moms

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Lately as I’ve had the chance to meet moms and hear their questions, I have realized there are three words that I have used over and over again…

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An American Success Story?

Monday, March 21, 2011

I spent the weekend in (rainy) Northern California, invited to speak by the Institute for the Study of Asian American Christianity (ISAAC) on the topic “Beyond Tiger Parenting: How Missional Moms…

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The Real Purpose of Motherhood

Friday, March 11, 2011

When I found out I was pregnant with my first son, I thought the right thing to do in preparation for his arrival was to pare down my…

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What I Don’t Look for in a Church

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

After I first started having kids, I distinctly remember how important I thought it was for our family to attend a church with a strong children’s ministry. I…

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Scot McKnight Explains “Missional”, Part Two

Monday, February 7, 2011

Here is part two of my interview with professor, author, and blogger Scot McKnight; for part one, click here. In this post, Scot discusses how church leaders can encourage missional…

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Scot McKnight Explains “Missional”, Part One

Friday, February 4, 2011

Scot McKnight wears many hats: he is the Karl A. Olsson professor in religious studies at North Park University in Chicago; he is a popular and award-winning author, with…

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