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Beware Numbness

“Numbness does not hurt like torture, but in a quite parallel way, numbness robs us of our capability for humanity.” Walter Brueggemann, Prophetic Imagination Beware the numbing effects of technology, commodity satiation, and comfort. They lead to comparison, abandonment of gratitude, and warped perspective on priorities. Numbness not only disconnects Read more…

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The Snowflake Conundrum

What was your most recent “it will never be exactly like this again” moment? I had the distinct pleasure of playing drums for a very talented and anointed worship leader this week, Miss Janelle Gmitter. Playing drums is the most lucid, natural musical expression of worship for me even though Read more…

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Automated Wonder

Responses that address the individual, not the masses, take time. And are therefore expensive. Personal attention, versus corporate attention, is the new commodity. I recently joined an online class, one that boasts some pretty amazing performance improvements (no, it’s about marketing). The first 4 emails I received, however, were auto-generated. Read more…