The Weakest Reed

He will not crush the weakest reed or put out a flickering candle.

October 3, 2014
by Rachel Gustafson
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What do we really mean when we say we must proclaim the truth at all costs?

(Please see the note at the bottom of this post.) Last week, autumn ran a high fever.  I took oddly sweat-prickled walks in an environment that would normally be associated with cr-words like crisp and crunch and crumble, used interchangeably … Continue reading

April 9, 2014
by Rachel Gustafson
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How to be all things to all people

Immediately after I posted this week considering what it means to not feel at home in the church I found myself, as is typical, feeling sick to my stomach about laying myself out online.  I worried about how my words would … Continue reading

September 18, 2013
by Rachel Gustafson
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How I dreamed of Africa, heard voices and went anyway. Twice.

Today, I had the honor of writing a guest post over at one of my friend Cate’s (two) blogs.  She has had Uganda on her heart lately and, as you know, it’s a very important place for our family.  She’s an … Continue reading