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John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist movement, believed in the buddy system so strongly that he urged those around him to form small groups, called band meetings, that met regularly to check in on the deep places of the soul.
There isn’t a culture among us that doesn't wonder why children get terminally ill, why natural disasters ravage entire nations, or why tragedy strikes the undeserving. We want to know, “Why?”
In the moments we experience the awe, delight, and peace of God, we are tempted to remove our shoes, as Moses did at the burning bush, because the ground on which we are standing is surely holy.
There is something that feels wrong, and even unholy, about witnessing the suffering of the people we love.
Honestly, I don’t feel like one sometimes. I feel more like a me-worshiper. Now, the cry of my heart is, “Lord, please help me be a true worshiper!”
Mothers deserve recognition for all the different seats they fill, from office chairs to bleachers and everything in between. So, check out Michael Robinson’s story about a special chair and the woman he called “Mother.”
For Morris Gottlieb, idolatry took the form of achievement. He attended the best schools, became a successful surgeon, started his own practice, and bought a home in Highland Park.