Writings by Cole Huffman


Four Tasks

(In his series Praying the Gospel, Cole taught the Lord’s Prayer from Luke 11 and gave some particular counsel for when we know we need to forgive but don’t know how. This article is adapted from his sermon notes, where he moved to practice after establishing that only in the gospel do we find the wherewithal and motivation to forgive.) Jesus taught us to pray forgive us our sins, for we ourselves forgive everyone who is indebted to us. Still, this is a struggle. Part of... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Sep 26 | 0 comments
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The Sun Comes Back

It rained on our First Evan staff eclipse party. We had the right NASA-approved glasses. We had geographic proximity to the line of totality. But at 1:22 pm on August 21 at 735 Ridge Lake Boulevard, dark clouds obscured peak viewing. About an hour later the rainclouds departed. By then all that remained for viewing was the sun and moon doing their impersonation of Pac-Man. It took me back in memory to my only visit to Mt. Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota. There with two of my... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Aug 31 | 0 comments
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Out Walking a Line

A minister from across the pond, in an old book you haven’t read, made the observation that young pastors will try to attain by one jump the height others have reached by a long series of single steps in a quarter century of labors. I’ve been laboring at preaching now a quarter century. That’s not a lot of time as time goes, but enough time to find your voice and know your reach as a preacher. It’s enough time to maybe have something to write for publication. The risk in... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Jun 19 | 0 comments
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