The fundamental building blocks of the kingdom are relationships. Not programs,...– Unknown (via mikerusch)
Show us that joy comes when we are caught up in works of mercy and find...– Book of Common Prayer (via mikerusch)
Now, dear Christians, some of you pray night and day to be branches of the true...– Robert Murray McCheyne (1813-1843) Sermon 82
With its direct appeal to the senses, beauty stops us, transfixes us, fills us...– Elaine Scarry // On Beauty and Being Just
Christ is the very essence of all delights and pleasures, the very soul and...– John Favel
Why do ye lavish away your precious affections upon vanity: None but Christ is...– John Favel
Better to love God and die unknown than to love the world and be a hero; better...– Ervin Lutzer (via mikerusch)
Go love on my wife... she's 30 years beautiful!! →
Living as a FCIT (a post by Greg Russinger) →
mikerusch: Guest post on Amber Haines Blog (http://therunamuck.com) Today I am humbled to have Greg Russinger, founding member and president of JustOne and One Voice to End Slavery, as a guest poster here at the RunaMuck. I confess that it had never crossed my mind until recently to wonder what it’s like to be a Foster Child in Transit, and I’m grateful for Greg’s perspective. to read the...
For His own glory, God has chosen to reveal His kingdom in the place where the...– Corbett & Fikkert
what every artist must learn is that even the failed pieces are essential– Rob Bell, Drops Like Stars (via mikerusch)
Posturing Grace...: Kickball and Advent →
scaherron: Hebrews 13:1-2 “Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” I was talking to a friend from my hometown the other day as we reminisced about earlier days of being carefree and fearless. We both went to the same…
mikerusch: Video Link: !C//ORPHAN Keynote, Tom Davis on Justice We are honored to have Tom Davis as a guide at the upcoming Idea Camp Orphan Care. We spent a few minutes with him in Austin to hear his heart for the orphan and justice. Spend a few minutes and consider coming to Idea Camp in Feb. This is just a tip of the iceberg.
some Christmas tunes... →
Here a few Christmas tunes I recorded with a friend, Lendell Black, 5 years ago… hope these help get you in the spirit!
Jeremiah’s message to Israel continues to ring true for us, the people of God… “Remember the devotion of your youth, your love as a bride.” But the bride ”went after worthlessness and became worthless.” She ”changed her glory for that which does not profit.” She committed two evils: she forsook me (God), the fountain of living waters, and hewed...