Cheering Me Forward!

Many of you probably know by now that I (Mark) completed my doctoral degree – a six-year journey – where I am now Dr. Mark Gordon Fee. So crazy! Excited, grateful, and relieved. The first three years were schooling – reading, classes, and many papers. The second three years have...

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What is The Examen?

During Mark’s doctoral studies, he discovered that the “God-Sighting” practice he created had some similarities to another practice called the Examen Prayer, developed by Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556). Mark was excited to discover that, as Solomon said, “there is nothing new under the sun” (Ecclesiastes 1:9). God has been instructing his...

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Joy!

When we are daily faced with a barrage of negative words and acts throughout the world, it is almost counter-intuitive to embody a joyful spirit. Yet true joy—Godly JOY—comes from knowing the One who is ever remaining in love, peace, and joy. In the book Every Thing You Ever Wanted...

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An Invitation to Come

Pause for a moment . . . and hear the Lord (through your own voice!) extend His invitation to you through the verses below. Speak these verses out loud, perhaps multiple times. Let His voice and Spirit touch your heart. Don’t just read the words, but take your time while...

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I Have Chosen You

One of the practices we encourage to work on regularly is the synonym/antonym exercise: taking short passages of scripture that speak to your heart, personalizing them (where God speaks directly to you), and then replacing some of the words that are significant to you with synonyms or antonyms. This helps...

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The Call of Christ

In thinking about the call of Christ, that is the vocation and mission he calls us to, there is a tendency to put future potential at the forefront of our motivations. We think of all those who are in need, all those who could benefit from having a relationship with...

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Beloved of the Lord

“Many young adults in our society, having grown up in angry or broken homes or with parents who were more concerned to make money than to nurture their children, are starved for the true love that only God can give. If our worship is truly immersed in the splendor of...

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When Under Great Pressure

“We have the idea that God is going to do some exceptional thing, that He is preparing and fitting us for some extraordinary thing by and bye, but as we go on in grace we find that God is glorifying Himself here and now, in the present minute. If we...

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