The Crest Blog

Navigating “In Between”

A job posting had come up and I was pursuing it.  The process was going like it was supposed to:  a strong resume, my networking was connecting, the telephone interview went well and led to the in-person interview.  Everything was fitting together for a mid-life...

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A Surprise at Midlife

After decades of busy involvement, deep commitment, passionate vision … there often comes a deep-souled wondering … an inner pause in the midst of all the busyness. Usually something jolts us to recognize this deep, quiet wondering in the heart: a broken relationship,...

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Everybody is Asking These Questions

Here are questions everyone is asking. You may not phrase them exactly like this; you may not even have put them into words. These are the deep questions of the heart, the wonderings so profound that you feel them in your gut. When you hear the words your heart...

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A Surprise at Midlife

After decades of busy involvement, deep commitment, passionate vision … there often comes a deep-souled wondering …

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If You’ve Been Thinking for Awhile…

If you want to be confident you are in tune with what God has for you, a greater sense of His purpose …
If you are wondering if there is something more around which you should get clarity …

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The Land Between

Why Israel? Out of all the places on this globe, why did God choose this little country to reveal his plan for the world?

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How Character is Formed in Us

Gerald and Bev, friends of mine, take annual vacations to the Dominican Republic. There are two very different experiences that can happen in the DR – the tourist beach experience, and the real DR life. They left the tourist zone to visit the Anthony’s, a missionary couple who had been working in the DR for years, planting churches in the Santo Domingo area. They had been robbed three times, and like many others on the island have to carry pistols with them for self-defense! They requested that Gerald visit another missionary who was in prison there on the island, falsely charged with murder, and sentenced to 12 years in prison. He had served five years, and had very few visitors.

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Crazy Busy

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt The most common response to the question, “How are you?” is “Busy!” or even, “Crazy busy!” Our culture wears this as a badge of worth. The implication is that the busier we are, the more important we must be. Not true. Let’s be honest ... just...

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