Today's Devotions

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Showcase: Eugene Peterson

  • Eat This Book, Eugene Peterson +

    Eugene Peterson’s book, Eat This Book gets its name from Revelation 10:9-10 when John asks for the scroll containing God’s Read More
  • Interview with Eugene Peterson +

    On March 6, 2011, Eugene Peterson was interviewed on NPR concerning his new memoir, Pastor. In the book, Peterson described Read More
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babettes_feastBabette’s Feast is a powerful tale of the spiritual dynamics associated with living a life integrated with the life of Christ, led by the Holy Spirit. Babette, a servant to two elderly sisters in 19th century Denmark, chooses to use her talents and money to honor her employers. The unexpectedness of this gift, coupled with its amazing extravagance, disorients and disjoints the normally calm, if overly tepid life of the two sisters and their friends in the isolated village.

Babette’s Feast represents the amazing generosity of God when we allow Him to work through us and in us.

It is a sobering story of what can happen when we use our reason to define our life and the lives of others, with the limitations of our perceptions and understandings, rather than relying on the grace and omni-abilities of our heavenly Father. Simply put, Babette’s Feast is a model for what we can be for God to those around us when we choose for Him to be in control of our lives.

 

Reflections to Consider

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Publications

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Music

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Audio & Video

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Favorites

  • Transforming this World: The Hope of Glory by NT Wright +

    Wright confronts the perspective that this world doesn’t matter, and that we live only to be in heaven. He shows Read More
  • His Glory +

    I will extol you, my God and King, and bless your name forever and ever. Read More
  • A Blazing Offering: Glory to God Forever by Fee +

    Glory to God Forever by Fee. Read More
  • Enthroned Above All Things: Glory to God Forever by Fee +

    And only him... Before the world was made Before you spoke it to be You were the king of kings Read More
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Hidden Blessings

  • Easter: transforming how we relate to others +

    As we prepare for Easter, let’s prayerfully consider some questions regarding John 17. Read More
  • Jesus as the cultivator of our heart +

    Day after day our heart experiences dozens and hundreds of interactions: with others, with news stories,  with our thoughts, or Read More
  • Sing to the Lord: Thinking about to praise God each day with songs from our hearts +

    One of the overriding themes throughout scripture is praising God regardless of our circumstances. Read More
  • A focus on blessing others +

    We are called to be a blessing to the world first to those around us. Read More
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