Morgan Snyder

May 14, 2018
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This was no place for an Xbox. Or any digital device for that matter.

Though there were no “danger” signs posted, the heavy equipment, hum of the air compressor, and repeated firing of the nail gun made it clear: something...

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Morgan Snyder

April 30, 2018
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In time it sometimes comes to pass that familiarity can give way to presumed familiarity. That presumed familiarity can then give way to unfamiliarity. And unfamiliarity can give way to boredom, obscurity, or...

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John Eldredge

April 26, 2018
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I’ve been thinking quite a bit about “The World” lately. 

Not the world as in planet earth; not meaning global affairs. Rather, The World as Scripture speaks of—The World it has some fairly strong words about. In fact, it was passages like...

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Bart Hansen

April 21, 2018
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In the dream workshop my son, Kris, and I built with raw logs one timber at a time, we’ve accumulated a lifetime of gadgets and equipment. We have a lot of really great tools, some for very specific tasks and many that have multiple functions....

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Morgan Snyder

April 19, 2018
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Meditation and contemplative prayer is not so much a way to find God as a way of resting in him whom we have found, who loves us, who is near to us, who comes to us to draw us to himself. ― Thomas Merton,...

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Morgan Snyder

April 04, 2018
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All men desire peace, but very few desire those things that make for peace. –Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation of Christ

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I find it...

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John Eldredge

March 28, 2018
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February turned out to be an especially busy month for us; among other things God is really increasing our reach internationally. But I am trying to practice a more sane life, a...

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Morgan Snyder

March 15, 2018
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A wise man once offered these words:

In the larger-than-life people I have met, I always find one common denominator: in some sense, they have all died before they died. At some point, they were led to the edge of their private...

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Morgan Snyder

February 27, 2018
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A broken air conditioner and the scorching heat of the New Mexican summer sun left us no choice but to roll down the windows of our old truck, letting the wind whip through. From the center bench, poised like a king on the throne of his...

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Morgan Snyder

February 15, 2018
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Spontaneity is the fruit of preparation.

-Jonathan David Helser

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“Did you bring me out here in...

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John Eldredge

February 09, 2018
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I fear the worst has happened.

 

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Morgan Snyder

January 27, 2018
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If we have a crisis in this country, it’s more than a fatherless crisis, though. It’s a crisis of manhood, of masculinity. It’s affecting our families, our schools, it’s filling our prisons, and it’s killing the...

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Morgan Snyder

January 16, 2018
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When we worship, we silence the fear and declare who our father really is.

 -Jonathan Helser

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John Eldredge

January 15, 2018
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I have a beautiful story to share with you. One that I hope will encourage your hearts and your faith, which would be lovely as we all begin a new year.   In order to tell this story well, I need to take you back to the founding of Ransomed... READ MORE

John Eldredge

December 14, 2017
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Dear Friends, Comrades, Fellow Pilgrims,   A very happy Christmastide to you.   December is upon us with a rush, and soon the holidays, and then, perhaps, a breath before 2018 gets underway. The swift passing of the days—and even that... READ MORE

Stasi Eldredge

December 07, 2017
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On a recent trip where I was going to be away for nine days, I arrived safe and sound but my luggage did not. It was, however, one of the rare occasions that I'd actually kept the sticky part of my baggage claim, along with my ticket, so the...

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Morgan Snyder

November 29, 2017
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His joy was infectious.  And every circumstance and every outcome of this moment was not conducive to joy.  Paul was a beaten, broken man.  He had suffered physical abuse, spiritual abuse, emotional abuse. He was lonely, cold and...

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Morgan Snyder

November 29, 2017
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His joy was infectious.  And every circumstance and every outcome of this moment was not conducive to joy.  Paul was a beaten, broken man.  He had suffered physical abuse, spiritual abuse, emotional abuse. He was lonely, cold and...

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Bart Hansen

November 17, 2017
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I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate to do. –Romans 7:15, 18b  

I recently traveled to South Dakota to join a group of...

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Stasi Eldredge

November 17, 2017
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When our sons were between the ages of 8 and 12, we had the opportunity to introduce them to snorkeling.  I had only been recently introduced to it myself and I had just loved it.  Loved it like Scrooge loved money before that auspicious...

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