So, About Charlottesville

The question is not: How to we stop noticing race. The question is: How to we prevent ourselves from allowing racism to run rampant and rip us apart? The answer has everything to do with who we allow to assign value, worth, and dignity to people.

In Charlottesville, we have a shameful snapshot of what happens when people begin to believe that life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are up for grabs.

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the US election: so now what?

In the aftermath of this election — this national catharsis of fear and anger — the question is: What’s our course of action? Where do we go from here?

Believe it or not, this is one of those rare times when there is a clear-cut, universal, rock-solid, dirt-simple answer. Really.

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We grow, God prunes

When you spend your life working hard to make things happen, you’re tempted to think you’ve earned every good thing you enjoy and deserve every bad thing you suffer. We achievers miss the real story. Our job is simply to grow. God’s job is to prune that growth — shaping, directing and trimming us into…

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Our hope is not in the promise itself but in the one who makes it. The foundation is not what we believe; it’s who we trust.