John Eldredge

June 27, 2022
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Our podcast the weeks of June 20th and 27th offers a conversation with several members of our team about how everybody’s doing these days, especially with regard to our reserve tanks. I’ve been polling a number of mature people lately—inside the...

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John Eldredge

May 23, 2022
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Over the years, what I’ve tried to do with these letters is to share with you what I’m hearing from Jesus, and what I’m seeing unfold in the world, so that we all might walk more closely with him and strengthen ourselves with his strength in this...

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John Eldredge

May 23, 2022
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I want to begin this letter with a big, resounding Thank You!

We finished our ministry year in December right where our donations needed to be! You helped us out of the red and into the black with an outpouring of generosity, and I just...

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Morgan Snyder

February 08, 2022
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It doesn’t matter if I’m onstage or not. I find the communal experience of a rock concert achieves a kind of transcendence. It’s the closest thing to what I think people expect church to be like. Or maybe just what I’ve always thought church...

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Stasi Eldredge

February 03, 2022
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"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the...

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Morgan Snyder

January 11, 2022
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How do we go about living in the Kingdom of God, on a daily basis? What is practical?  What is sustainable?  And how do we make it last?  As Eugene Peterson, author of the Message paraphrase of the Scriptures, reminded us, prayer is about being...

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John Eldredge

January 06, 2022
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Dear Friends,

A most heartfelt Merry Christmas and Christmastide to you and yours! If you receive this by post I’m not sure when it will reach you, but wherever you are in the holiday season may joy be yours in abundance!

After year...

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Morgan Snyder

December 27, 2021
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What do we need as we turn our gaze toward a new year?  What is helpful? What isn’t? Where do we find Life?  And how do we make it last?  There’s a story I love about scientists in Capetown, South Africa, studying an extraordinary species called...

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Stasi Eldredge

November 14, 2021
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I have mentioned before that I hate endings, partings, goodbyes; even “see you laters” can be fraught with emotion for me when I don’t have any idea when the “later” will be.

We have had horses for 17 years. They have been boarded at Wolf...

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John Eldredge

November 01, 2021
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October has been a brilliant month for us, for so many reasons. We held our first live Captivating retreat in over two years this month, and it was...breathtaking!

We honestly weren’t sure what it would be like, after these hard pandemic...

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John Eldredge

September 29, 2021
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The early stages of fall are upon us. Children (of all ages) are back to school, churches are gearing up for their fall programming, small groups are reconvening, work is getting busier, and summer vacations are in the rearview mirror. A season...

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John Eldredge

July 13, 2021
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Dearest friends,

Well, how is your summer going? 

How is your recovery coming along?

I hope I don’t need at this point to convince you that we are in need of recovery. The world was absolutely mad and very draining before the...

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John Eldredge

June 28, 2021
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Happy summer! Last time I wrote—in April—I put before you the idea of developing a “prescription” for your recovery after the year we’ve all been through. My premise was that we have all passed through global trauma, and it has affected us...

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Stasi Eldredge

May 19, 2021
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A couple of years ago, my husband was very sick for way too long.  He gets sick about once every 10 years – maybe.  The man is healthy.  He’s committed to caring for his health, and don’t even ask me about all the vitamins he takes.  The...

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Morgan Snyder

May 18, 2021
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Look for an opportunity to call out masculine strength, celebrate a milestone, and participate in the masculine initiation of those entrusted to your care.

The post A Man and a Knife Can Save the World appeared first on Become Good Soil....

John Eldredge

May 05, 2021
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If you’ve ever had to care for your body through some sort of recovery, you know how beautiful and vulnerable these vessels are. I’ve been through physical therapy a number of times over the years as various injuries have required, and every time...

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Morgan Snyder

April 20, 2021
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I step in shit all the time and recognize it when I do. I’ve just learned how to scrape it off my boots and carry on.– Matthew McConaughey, Greenlights It hurt like hell.  The moment the block of Ponderosa pine slipped through the grip of my...

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Stasi Eldredge

April 02, 2021
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My son became a father six years ago.  The night that he and his wife, my beloved daughter in law, broke the news to us that they were expecting a child will go down in history as one of the most exquisite of my life.  The tsunami of grief that...

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Morgan Snyder

March 08, 2021
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When a man knows the end is near, only the important surfaces. Impending death distills the vital. The trivial is bypassed. The unnecessary is overlooked. That which is vital remains.– Max Lucado To become the kind of trustworthy king to whom God...

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John Eldredge

March 03, 2021
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IF YOU ARE READING THIS BEFORE MARCH 6 you still have time to join us for Fresh Hearts, Strong Hearts—Homecoming ‘21, a live online event.

2020 left us all a bit weary and beat up. Maybe more than a bit weary. We thought it was time for...

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