Tag Archives: James K.A. Smith

Devotion: A Sacred and Signature Affection!

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Devotion: A Sacred and Signature Affection! “The material creation is not just some detour from our heavenly existence. It is the very good abode created by our heavenly Father. Creation is not some icky, regrettable mistake on God’s part. It … Continue reading

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The Ten Things I’ve Learned about Formation While Watching My Son’s High School Football Team

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Pt. 2: Formation (Development) takes time and is not easily measured in the short-run.   Joe Erhmann, former NFL player and volunteer Defensive Coordinator for Gilman High in Baltimore, Maryland, has spent his life helping boys become men. His story, beautifully … Continue reading

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You Are What You Love!

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For many, discipleship is more about what you know than it is about what you love.  James K.A. Smith, in his excellent book, You Are What You Love, challenges the assumption that drives this cognition-as-belief model of discipleship. Smith suggests that … Continue reading

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