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Chris Garrett

I write because it helps me to think about and implement convictions I encounter in God's Word. I share my writing because I believe that transcendent truth is best discovered and applied when applied to the friction of community engagement.

Please engage with the content of these pages as much as you like. Iron only sharpens iron if friction is applied. Let's love each other by gracefully applying this friction to one another.

Singing Spiritual Songs to God

In Colossians 3 Paul is writing about our transition from death to life and how that affects community life. He reminds the Colossians that what they used to be like encourages them to strive for the fruits of salvation while resisting urges to return to their old life. […]

Generous Beggar

So, I have finally decided to start a blog to catalog and share my thoughts on living the Christian life. In wrestling with what to call it, I created a list of about 10 possible names. I wanted something descriptive enough that it gave substance to what I […]


Let's seek the truth. Let's share in Christ.

Growing Godly Generations

a vision for life and ministry


Tasting and seeing that the Lord is very good!

Always Returning Home

Roots below the surface of a weathered tree

Life as a Leach

A hungry beggar showing hungry beggars where I'm finding food

my german life:

an american girl in hamburg

Into the Dark With God

A hungry beggar showing hungry beggars where I'm finding food

Breaking ABD

the life of a dissertation writer