Monthly Archives: December 2013

in memoriam | imitating my little sister

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Tomorrow, New Year’s Eve 2013, marks one year since ALS took the life of my younger sister, Chana.  On her birthday later this month, she would have been 50 years old.  I had considered sharing some words at her funeral a … Continue reading

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[AC] save us from our enervating celebrations

On Sunday I quoted an abbreviated passage from A.W. Tozer.  After the service a woman from our congregation went out and looked for the quote online and found the fuller version.  It’s truer now than ever before. “Christ came to … Continue reading

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[AC] worship, marriage and a redefinition of terms

One of my pet peeves is the way in which we refer to “worship teams” at church (and I do this, too).  At my church we often use that term to refer to the musicians who lead our corporate singing (which we unhelpfully call “worship”). … Continue reading

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[AC] some things are worth waiting for

I don’t like to wait for anything. Do you?  I loved it when came up with Amazon Prime, so that my books (or whatever) could arrive in two days, sometimes even less.  On 60 Minutes earlier this week, however, Jeff Bezos, CEO of, … Continue reading

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