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I dream of a long, long table

I’ve mentioned before my hospitality burnout in France. We entertained several days a week, inviting many, many people over for dinner. It’s taken me three years back in the states to finally welcome guests around our table. This weekend, our dear friends the Mills family, came over. We gathered around our dining table, ate Mediterranean […]

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Community: Idolizing, Experiencing Disillusionment, now Embracing?

Community: Idolizing, Experiencing Disillusionment, now Embracing?

We moved to France to plant a church. We knew we’d be having folks in our house all the time. We knew we’d be hosts. And all that turned out to be very true. For a long time, we reveled in community, but then it became messy. So messy that it strangled us. At the […]

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