And All the Multitude was Silent

Our university department trains leaders. We mentor leaders who face difficult and contentious conflict and have to make tough decisions. We have to train them to confront but also to find safe places to duck into. A safe place...
by Duane Covrig
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Acts 15

In part one, Stir, Stew, Chill and Serve, I detailed how the Desmond Ford crises of the 1980s rocked and split my small SDA church. This experience made me a champion for unity. I am more eager to search for …
by Duane Covrig

 
 

Resolutions & Regrets: A New Year

What are you plans for 2015? Finish a degree? Get married? Have children? Help the children you have? Travel more? Survive cancer? A web site tracking resolutions list the top 10 as: Lose weight Get organized Spend Less. Save M...
by Duane Covrig
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Soft and Stern Virtues

Two important moral words to carry around in your moral toolbox are “yes” and “no.” They are the voice of softer and sterner virtues. “Yes” is a much nicer word to say and hear. It is softer,...
by Duane Covrig
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Moral Progress or Decline? Beyond Knockout!

Some say we are morally getting better, some say we are getting worse. What is your moral assessment of your family, your neighborhood, your nation, your world? I am torn by this question because I see evidence in both directio...
by Duane Covrig
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Moses

Discovering the Extraordinary in the Ordinary, part 1

I have been reading Reggie McNeal’s A Work of Heart: Understanding how God shapes spiritual leaders recently.  One particular chapter that has challenged my everyday thinking is Chapter 10- “Commonplace: Discover...
by Alexander Voigt
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