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Work, Culture, and Faithful Presence

Posted by Allison Wise on

At the end of his Confessions, St. Augustine meditates on the days of creation and the work and rest of God, reflecting,   "There also you will rest in us, just as now you work in us. Your rest will be through us, just as now your works are done through us. But you, Lord are always...

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A Day with Dali

Posted by Brandon Selfors on

As I reflect on our recent day trip to the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg some of my takeaways include a crash course on interpreting art, Salvador Dali's worldview, and how such a worldview squares with Christian interpretation as we learned from our seminar speaker Dr. Chuck Hill. Thanks to...

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Just a Glimpse

Posted by Sherry Matthias on

I was asked to give a glimpse into what we have been studying these last few months for my newsletter entry. Well, easier said than done! We have worked our way through quite a bit of material, but here are some highlights as I have attempted to tie them together. At our first Monday night...

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Election Reflections

Posted by David Mathis on

"Make America Great Again!" Certainly, a catchy phrase but one that prompts many questions. How ought we define "greatness"? Was America ever truly great? At a deeper level, if man was indeed created in the image of God, shouldn't there be some sense in which we long for America (or for...

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First Impressions

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"Oh, no. Another retreat?!" was my first thought as I saw the schedule of events for the Fellows program. Despite my initial hesitations, I decided the Fellows program as a whole was worth pursuing, and I am glad I took the plunge. As is often the case, God eased my initial hesitations and...

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Powlison Ponderings

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After just over a month since our kickoff retreat, I have been amazed and overwhelmed by how much I have learned and been encouraged through our studies and fellowship as a group. I am learning to be much more thoughtful and inquisitive in both my studies and in the time I spend...

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Fellows Program Update #4

Posted by James Pederson on

A major component of the Fellows program is weekly Scripture and supplementary readings which serve as a framework for our Monday night Roundtable discussions. We have been studying classic Christian literature from esteemed theologians including John Murray, John Owen and John Calvin. I'm...

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Fellows Program Update #3

Posted by Brandy Acres on

Everything about the Fellows Program has been beneficial for my spiritual growth. The highlight of the program for me has been the Monday night teaching and discussion. Each week I leave with a greater zeal for the Lord. There have been nights after our three-hour meetings...

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Fellows Program Update #1

Posted by Christy Prouty on

Thus far, I cannot think of one Roundtable meeting where I left thinking, “Well, I already knew all of that.” As a matter of fact, I usually go home with lecture notes, scribbles on the weekly reading assignments, and a list of things under the heading, “Things I need to...

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Fellows Program Update #2

Posted by Nikki Jenkins on

We have had the privilege over the past two months to engage in sincere fellowship with one another. Our time as Fellows began with the hospitality of the Sullivan family at their lake house. Thrown into a discussion with eternal members of our faith, whose faces and...

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