When Ebola Hits Home

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Last week I watched on television as news helicopters circled the air above a hospital in Dallas where the nation’s first case of Ebola was confirmed. As I watched that helicopter that afternoon, I was concerned. I was concerned because Ebola was not only in the United States, it was in my hometown – where […]

Why Stop With Carpe Diem…Carpe Aeternitatem

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With the recent passing of Robin Williams, I’ve had several conversations with friends and co-workers about his most iconic movies.  My personal favorite is Dead Poets Society, probably because of my background as a high school teacher. I love the scene in the movie where Mr. Keating (played by Robin Williams) assembles his students in […]

Embracing NYC … and NC

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Today we welcome guest blogger Ashley Newton to Worthy of the Calling.  Ashley served as part of our Embracing NYC mission team this past September, and we’ve asked her to share with out a little bit about what God did during our trip.   One of the most profound things I have ever been taught […]

Living for the Applause

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For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ. (Galatians 1:10) People-pleasing has always been a struggle for me. Even when I wasn’t aware, it was still there breathing […]