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One Phrase to Remember When Everything Goes Wrong
Allison Vesterfelt
By Allison Vesterfelt
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I had a few friends come over for dinner the other night and from the very beginning, it was a total disaster. To start with, I finished my work day late and got stuck in traffic on the way home. Then there was this woman in line at the grocery store with 20 items in […]

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How the Police are Screwing Up The Story They are Telling
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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I was sitting in a hotel room yesterday watching the riots in Baltimore and wondering what the end-game of this police vs the black community drama is going to be. It just seems to be getting worse. I applaud the many preachers and leaders in the black community of Baltimore who, yesterday, derided their own […]

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How and Why I Stay in the Dysfunctional Family of God
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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I mostly like my Christian family. I had dinner with a pastor here in DC recently who came over from Scotland a few years ago. I loved he and his wife. I felt like I was having dinner with one of the real disciples, that is a guy who follows behind Jesus like a pet dog, routinely getting distracted by the smells of the neighborhood, looking up every thirty seconds to search for the quick feet of his master. He was open, honest, self aware and came off like a fellow pilgrim. When I read the book of Acts, I see a bunch of guys who hardly knew what they were doing, routinely having their work rescued by the Holy Spirit.

If the Christian family were made up of people like this, I’d be…