New Web Site Is Here – Whoo Hoo!!

Keith KettenringThe Uncommon Journey4 Comments

I am excited to announce that our new website has launched. Whoo hoo!! One month of planning and two months of development have resulted in a beautiful and simple site. If you tried to find The UnCommon Journey the past few days, you found that something was up. You saw: “The UnCommon Journey is changing – check back soon.” Well, … Read More

Aspiring To Lead A Quiet Life

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,,,that you also aspire to lead a quiet life, to mind our own business, and to work with our own hands, as we commanded you, that you may walk properly toward those who are outside, and that you may lack nothing. 1 Thessalonians 4.11,12 I read and meditated on this passage Wednesday morning. Something (or Someone) significant pulled at my … Read More

Exploring the Most Subtle Enemy of Effective Training For Godliness

Keith KettenringChristian Living, The Uncommon Journey2 Comments

I have an issue when it comes to moving forward on my spiritual journey. When I renew intentions for some aspect of my life – spiritually, physically, financially, emotionally, or vocationally – I inevitably begin to compare myself to others. I do this to give myself reasons to slough off. I can always compare myself to someone who is not … Read More

Ask Questions to Move Forward on Your Spiritual Journey

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I’m reading a book by journalist Warren Berger entitled A More Beautiful Question. It is a fascinating look at the powerful nature of questioning to ignite change in companies, schools, and individuals. Deep and imaginative questioning can help us identify and solve problems, develop life-changing ideas, and pursue fresh opportunities.  Berger presents a “Why/What If/How” system of inquiry that guides … Read More

The WOW Strategy for All of Life

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Are you tired of the same old information for Christian living and spiritual growth rehashed and repackaged again and again? If you’ve observed the direction of evangelicalism the past 4-5 decades you’ve seen this happen. Speakers and writers try to convince us that what they have is new and more effective for living as a Christian. Better worship experiences, discipleship … Read More

A WOW Strategy for Christian Living

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There is a story in the July/August 2018 edition of Reader’s Digest by Mark Divine, Commander, U.S. Navy SEALS (Retired) that relates well to how we are to really live the Christian life. Some Christians believe the Christian life is all about living morally and ethically, following the rules of behavior set down by some authority. They think how you … Read More