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Baseball in September

Jonathan Parnell
Baseball in September
There is something wonderfully Christian about September, especially baseball in September. It starts as something in the air. The heat dies down, the wind picks up, the leaves start to fall. One season is giving way to another, and in some stories, this would be pure gloom. Continue Reading

The Sin in Our Cynicism

Jonathan Parnell
The Sin in Our Cynicism
If we’re going to wrap our heads around cynicism (or loose its fangs from our heart), we need to start by understanding it’s a symptom of a greater disease. Cynicism, problematic as it is, presents itself more as the emblem of a wider epidemic. Continue Reading

God Works Wonders

Jonathan Parnell
God Works Wonders
God doesn’t have to take you where he does. He sees you. He hears you. He could say one word and you’d know it. But he doesn’t, and it must be because there’s something glorious that happens in those moments of our waiting. Continue Reading

Worship in the Dark

Jonathan Parnell
Worship in the Dark
Sometimes the weight of our trials are so severe that we feel as if we can’t keep our heads above the water. The pain is so vicious, the malaise so thick, that we can’t imagine our situation ever changing. We can’t see healing. We can’t articulate hope. And when we try, it just hurts more. Continue Reading

Rest Because You Can

Jonathan Parnell
Rest Because You Can
At night when we go to bed, on a whole day when we pause our projects, in a season of vacation or Sabbatical, our stopping work is our saying “Enough!” to the merry-go-round. We don’t have to ride this thing. There remains a Sabbath rest for the people of God (Hebrews 4:9–10). Continue Reading

The Question

Jonathan Parnell
The Question

Every Christian does the work of ministry. Whether great or small, experienced or new, vocational or not — every Christian has some kind of ministry given them from God.

We all have a calling on our lives, in varying capacities…

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