five on Friday

“Optimism does not come from us, but because to us and to all people Jesus comes and says “Take heart, it is I, do not be afraid”.  We are called to step out of the comfort of our own traditions and places, and go into the waves, reaching for the hand of Christ.  Let us provoke each other to heed the call of Christ, to be clear in our declaration of Christ, committed in prayer to Christ, and we will see a world transformed.” ++Justin

1 The spiritual disciplines of the puritan Jonathan Edwards
2 “Don’t be trapped by dogma” and other quoteable gems from the late Steve Jobs.
3 Books dont change a life. Paragraphs do!
4 Brian Zahnd’s great two chair gospel scenario here on video.
5 The pareto principle: 80/20 applied for your life and mine?

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