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  • by Drew Anderson
    The Sirens of Busyness are singing. Can you hear them? I can. Very clearly.   [If you don’t remember much from Greek mythology, you likely remember the imagery of the Sirens. Half-birds, half beautiful maidens, the Sirens were singing enchantresses capable of luring passing sailors to their islands, and, subsequently, to their doom. Daughters of […]
  • by Drew Anderson
    Here’s the longer quote from Thomas á Kempis: “No one feels in his heart what Christ felt in his Passion, except the person who suffers as he did. So, the cross is always ready and waits for you everywhere. You cannot escape it no matter where you run, for wherever you go, you are burdened […]
  • by Drew Anderson
    A reflection on how I’ve experienced God dealing with evil, inspired by Hosea’s experience with God in Hosea 1. I am deeply hurt. And I am very angry. The results of evil I see in this world stir these emotions in me. Initially I just see the evil the other has caused. I can’t believe […]
  • by Drew Anderson
    In this conversation we are talking about the cultural phrase “toxic relationships.” It’s something that we hear used and something maybe you have used – but have we thought about what it actually applies to and what it doesn’t? If you’d like to continue the conversation, leave a comment or send a message. I would […]
  • by Drew Anderson
    A reflection on how I’ve experienced God meeting with me, inspired by Elijah’s experience with God in 1 Kings 19:8-18. I feel alone sometimes. At times it feels like wandering. Other times it feels like running for my life. On the outside I can accomplish something big for God. People see it. God shows up. […]
  • by Drew Anderson
    In this conversation we are talking about Jeremiah 29:11, and how we must listen & learn to what God has to say thru a Scripture that may have lost some of its power as its been popularly applied. If you’d like to continue the conversation, leave a comment or send a message. I would love […]
  • by Drew Anderson
    In this conversation we are talking about racial reconciliation, and how we must listen & learn when it comes to issues of differences. If you’d like to continue the conversation, leave a comment or send a message. I would love to hear from you! You will hear about a few of my thoughts on racial […]
  • by Drew Anderson
    This is the first conversation of the Give Us Ears To Hear series. In this episode we are listening to what God has to say thru 2 Chronicles 7:14 and learning to pay attention to context and to ask questions. Please comment or message me, and share it with others, to keep the conversation going […]
  • by Drew Anderson
    This will be a video series about listening – both listening to God and others – and learning to think reflectively – both about Scripture and culture. This is meant to be an on-going virtual conversation, so please interact with each video whether it’s through comments or direct messages. Others will likely join me along […]
  • by Drew Anderson
    Stressed, depressed, busy, angry, anxious, tired. I bet you identify with one or all of those, or have gone in and out of them for the last 6 months. I have. And in the last month God has clearly spoken similar words to my soul as the brother of Jesus wrote in James 1:19-27…except this […]
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