Growing in Friendship

Growing in Friendship   It’s how are society trains us, Disney preaches it, VH1 promotes it, MTVII glorifies it. Everyday young people are bombarded with the message that you can’t just be friends with...

jonathanfaulkner

November 5, 2012

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Foggy Mornings

Growing up in the foothills of the Appalachians I can recount many a mounting in the spring and the fall where we would wake up to a wall of fog. So think in fact...

jonathanfaulkner

September 28, 2012

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The Ministry Eb & Flow

            It’s just common sense that when you do Ministry you are going to see some changes in the people and the faces around you. Throughout the journey of Ministry...

jonathanfaulkner

September 10, 2012

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Sleep: And Why it was so Hard

What you’re about to read isn’t an extension of “The Good Disciplines” series but a journal reflecting on the idea of Sleep in modern Christianity done for my spiritual formations class.   It was probably the strangest weekend...

jonathanfaulkner

September 4, 2012

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On Athletes and Olympians & Faith

“All the glory for this goes to God” Gabriel “Gabby” Douglas, or The FlIying Squirrel said as she awaited to head over to claim her gold medal in the All Around. Then as her...

jonathanfaulkner

August 14, 2012

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Summer Reflections: Going Home

Reflection #10 – Going Home                   As Angel wrote in her first Summer Journal back in June I too hadn’t been home for several years, nearly four, for more than a 2 or...

jonathanfaulkner

August 7, 2012

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A Bigger Purpose

As my summer series continues I thought I might take a short break, release the next blog in the series tomorrow and take some time to reflect on something I didn’t talk about in...

jonathanfaulkner

July 30, 2012

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Summer Reflections: Book & Books

Reflection #8: Book & Books                    Like most of my spring semester it wasn’t planned. I was in the cafeteria with my laptop in front of me, a blank word document begging me...

jonathanfaulkner

July 23, 2012

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Summer Reflections: Texas Sweet Tea

Summer Reflection #7: Texas Sweet Tea I couldn’t believe I was doing this, I had committed to spending an entire week in solitude but here I was the Thursday morning of spring break running...

jonathanfaulkner

July 16, 2012

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Summer Reflections – Science and Christianity

Reflection #6: Science and Christianity   I have a really bad habit of wanting to take really easy classes that I don’t need to fill out my schedule, this bad habit often rears its...

jonathanfaulkner

July 9, 2012

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