The Crown Jewel

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Recently I hung out with a lively group of Christian art students at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL). Art and discourse near the shores of Lake Michigan I was swept away in a vigorous two-hour conversation with them over a lovely dinner. Why I get to have all the fun, I cannot explain. Their main concern? Art just doesn’t seem that …

Blind Spots

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As I’ve gotten older my vision and spiritual intuition seem to have gotten sharper. In fact, I might be able to give you some helpful counsel, if you ask. The one person I can’t figure out, however, is myself. Me, no get. Think about it: By definition I can’t see my own blind spots. Yet, I know they’re there. I know …

Guacamole Vision

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Recently I had lunch with the senior pastor of a church in the “top-100” fastest growing churches in America. The scope of the church’s ministry is impressive–multiple campuses, dozens of missionaries, hundreds coming to faith in Christ. After chatting for a few minutes at the restaurant, some really serious chips ‘n guac arrived at our table, so I figured it …