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Spiritual Disciplines

November 2017: Gratitude

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This post is two days late. Why? Because it’s fall. Fall is when the pace of my own life becomes frantic. The rhythm of my ministry picks up during this season as we continue with the normal activity of the year and add on preparation for 2018. Basketball season begins which means coaching...

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August 2017: Care for the Earth

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My grandparents had 40 acres they farmed when I was a kid. Some of my most favorite childhood memories are being out in the field trying to feed the cows by hand, or running full speed through the garden between the towering walls of corn rows, or climbing on the hay bales stacked in the barn. I...

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June 2017: Examen

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We’ve been examined by others and evaluating results nearly our whole lives. Remember that spelling test in Kindergarten? Even before you can remember, doctors gave you close examinations to ensure you were growing and thriving. And ever since, you have taken exams throughout school and in...

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April 2017: Retreat

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In movie battle scenes, when one side retreats the other side often cheers in victory. But the real purpose of retreat as a military tactic is to provide an opportunity to rest and regroup before attacking with renewed vigor. The smart tactician does not see an opponent’s retreat as a time...

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February 2017: Meditation

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God is a God of words. He speaks the universe into existence. He sends his Word to the world in the incarnate presence of Jesus. He offers new, fresh truths to us today in Scripture. But the nature of words requires not only a speaker. Words are designed to be received by those who would listen...

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January 2017: Breath Prayer

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Paul instructs us to pray without ceasing. No problem. Except when I’m busy. Which is always. In my conversations with lifetime church-goers, I rarely meet someone who is satisfied with their prayer life. Almost always, I hear they wish their prayer life was stronger/better/more frequent...

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Welcome to the OC Spiritual Disciplines Blog

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Welcome to the Otter Creek Spiritual Disciplines blog! The practice of engaging in spiritual disciplines is an ancient practice designed to expand your capacity for being with God. Dwelling. Listening. Praying. And experiencing God. While there are many disciplines that can be practiced in...

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