Author Archives: Scott S

When You Don’t Have Words to Pray

How does one pray for all the stories and concerns that flood our way in today’s environment? Sometimes, we just don’t know how. We run out of words…. Here are some beautiful prayers from the Book of Common Prayer (ACNA … Continue reading

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A Gospel Grammar

Grammar School  A common response to being made aware of one’s short-comings or being faced with threat is to try harder. We double down. In the times of our greatest need, we are tempted to turn in on ourselves for … Continue reading

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Resource: Axis and Raising Gen Z Summit

I have just been made aware of a fascinating organization called Axis (Kudos to my colleague Renee). Axis’ mission from their website: We build lifelong faith by helping parents and caring adults talk with their kids about what they otherwise … Continue reading

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2019 Reads List

Here is a list of some of my reads from 2019. Please feel free to share and please share some of your recent favorite reads. Peace Scott 2019 Reads List

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Conformed to the Image of Christ. What is it All About?

How does the gospel play into being conformed to the image of Christ? Are we conformed by our efforts of study and prayer and other works? If we fail, do we simply have to confess our failure then double down … Continue reading

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New Podcast Resource on Resilience

Antioch Church in Waco, TX (USA) has begun a new podcast around the topic of resilience for field workers. Here is their description: “Have you ever wondered what keeps some missionaries on the field for ages? Is it stubbornness or … Continue reading

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Settling into Patience

“I was in a Woods, thickety in places….It was impossible to hurry there;                               And I settled myself into Patience….“* Life is indeed very “thickety in places.” What … Continue reading

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The State of Your Treasury

Have you understood all these things?” They said to him, “Yes.”  And he said to them, “Therefore every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house, who brings out of his … Continue reading

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