Posts by EDA Move

The Dandelion Effect

I have a nemesis. And it’s a dandelion that refuses to give up. This particular dandelion has made its home between the driveway and our house. Seriously, how does that even happen? There is no dirt of any kind to support a root system. I FAITHFULLY pull that weed out, but because it’s wedged between the house…

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No one needs you. Now what?

  “What you are doing is not good. You and these people who come to you will only wear yourselves out. The work is too heavy for you; you cannot handle it alone.”  Exodus 18:17-19 When confronted by his father-in-law about the work he has taken on, Moses responds very much like most of us would…

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LOVE AND FEAR

Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we learn. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and prejudices and the acceptance of love back in our hearts. Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth. To be consciously aware of it, to experience love in ourselves and others, is…

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WHERE HAVE ALL THE EVANGELISTS GONE?

EDITORS NOTE: The first half of this article was published in the June CONNECT. If you’ve read the first installment of Andy’s article, jump down to the image for the conclusion.  Where have all the evangelists gone? That is a question I have asked myself since the early days of my Christian experience. I didn’t…

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Pastors Need Healthy Boundaries

Guest post by Benjamin Vrbicek, teaching pastor at Community EFC in Harrisburg and co-author of More People to Love. There’s a phrase in endurance sports called “burning matches.” For every racer, there’s one average pace that gets you to the finish line fastest. And every time you increase your speed above that pace (perhaps to catch…

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Healing The Racial Brokenness of America

I am reading my way through the Bible in my annual quest of the Good book. I’m in the prophets who are proclaiming judgment in Israel for their unfaithfulness to God and His covenant through their pursuing other gods. In doing so, they are also abusing the poor and vulnerable in their land. I can’t…

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