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September

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Moving Into the Neighborhood: Eric Liddell – Dean Miller

By Dean Miller

Dear Ascension Family, I’ve mentioned before that I’m always on the lookout for great reading, and recently finished a book that I’d highly recommend. It was inspiring on a number of levels, especially related to our commitment to prayer-walk our neighborhoods once a week. For the Glory written by a British author named Duncan Hamilton,… Read More »

28

July

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God and Our Bodies: Further Resources – Dean Miller

By Admin

Dear Ascension Family, I trust this finds you thriving in the midst of this hot week.  I’m at the part of my summer when I’m wishing our neighborhood pool water was icy cold rather than ready to boil an egg, which usually happens this time July. I’m writing to follow up on our parish retreat… Read More »

09

May

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The Unforced Rhythms of Grace – Anna Carrington

By Admin

“Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on… Read More »

12

April

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New Habits of Solitude and Silence: Is that Even Possible? – Alexei Laushkin

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Habits and small practices. Our days are filled with them. C.S. Lewis reminds us that in little ways we either choose faithfulness or enter into the lack thereof. These decisions guide whether we become the glorious children of the life to come or we continue a sort of slow descent into a world of torment.… Read More »

26

November

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God Wins

By Chuck Colson

Rob Bell’s latest book Love Wins: Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived has sparked plenty of controversy among North American evangelicals. Long critical reviews, witty defenses, gross caricatures, and unhelpful twitter statements abound. All the publicity took the book to the top of the Amazon charts, and the debate continues.… Read More »