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Mark Ramsey

Podcasts By Mark Ramsey

Quick survey:  what in your life is mostly the same as it was, say, 10 years ago?  Hopefully, relationships have endured and grown, along with other values, convictions, and callings you deem essential.  But what about other, less crucial things?  Do you have the same...

Ah, the Oscars. Viewers of this year’s award ceremony were treated to a naked man presenting the Best Costume award, a seemingly confused Al Pacino announcing the Best Picture winner, a five-star tribute to Barbie’s Ken … and a botched In Memoriam.  Every Academy award...

For most of us, surprises are overrated.  Just ask your fellow board members how much they really enjoy surprise parties.  Life as we like it thrives on certainty.  We are better able to sleep at night if we expect to awaken to a world that...

Our post two weeks ago, on the fact that most Americans feel like they are on “the losing side” of politics, garnered many responses.  Pastors and lay leaders told us they are struggling with the ways tribalism is causing tension and division in their churches. ...

Entering our local gym, we hear the same instructions every time.  “Stretching helps prevent bad things and enables good things – lean into it!” Despite this regular refrain, stretching remains an underappreciated practice in exercise, in life … and in how pastors and church boards guide...

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