On The Journey

A Blog From Journey Staff

  • April 5, 2021

    Easter morning has come and gone. It’s over, right? Or should Easter rather be understood as an ongoing experience in the lives of all Christ-followers?


    After Jesus was resurrected, he encountered two of his disciples on the road to Emmaus. At first, they did not recognize who he was, but eventually they realized ...

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  • March 29, 2021

    Mark Twain is reputed to have said:  “Faith is believing in what you know ain’t true.”  Is that what faith really is?

     

    As a person of faith, I see no benefit in clinging to falsehoods, lies, things that are not true.  When life is knocks you down, throws you for a loop, disorients you (like many people feel right now), it is truth ...

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  • March 22, 2021

    Two-year-old Hagen Davis flew with his family from Sacramento to Dallas to attend his great uncle’s funeral.  He left his beloved Buzz Lightyear action figure on the plane.  The aircraft then flew to Little Rock, Arkansas, where Beth Buchanan, a Southwest Airlines operations agent, discovered it.  She noticed...

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  • March 15, 2021

    Faith?  Why bother?  Because you don’t have any choice when it comes to faith.  The reality is you will put your faith in something or someone.  The question is what or who.  Material possessions?  Personal popularity?  Technology?  A political leader or party?  A celebrity?  A sports figure?  Yourself? ...

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  • March 8, 2021

    So, how stressed are you?  Would you be willing to try Christian meditation to deal healthily with your stress in a way that draws you closer to the Lord?  (There are free apps for this, but I’ll get to that.)

     

    Meditation is a rich part of the Christian tradition.  Richard Foster says...

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  • March 1, 2021

    My daughter, Charlotte, is not quite two years old. Recently, she stumbled and struck her head very hard against the door frame in our home. I knew by the loud thud and her screams that she was hurt—I just wasn’t sure how badly. 

     

    As she sobbed, I evaluated the...

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