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Giving thanks in the land of milk and honey

The Lord . . . brought us to this place and gave us this land, a land flowing with milk and honey (Deuteronomy 26:8-9). When you come into the land God is giving you, the land God promised, bring the first and best of all you have, and present it to God as an offering […]

The journey is our home

It takes a long time to make a home. Making home requires us to invest ourselves in a place and a people for years, for a lifetime, sometimes for generations. It’s a process that never ends but is always growing deeper and richer. Yet the fullness of home can be present in a place from […]

A land flowing with milk and honey

Today I’ve traded my alb for ordinary street clothes, traded a modern version of typical business wear in the first-century Middle East for what some call business-casual in the twenty-first-century West – a formal costume for work clothes. More than a nod to summer informality, it’s a symbol of the time in which the church […]