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A Slice Of Life To Go is an online Christian blog written by Todd Thompson. It encourages people to see the beauty in ordinary moments and to know God’s unconditional, unfailing love in everyday life.

April, 2009

Blame Game

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

My friend was upset. “Why is it so hard for people to just admit they were wrong?” He was venting over a recent situation in his consulting business. Someone had scheduled an appointment with him, several appointments actually, and no-showed every time. For him, as for everyone in business, a no-show costs double. The lost […]

Of Grace And Dung Heaps

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

In a letter written some 20 years ago to a group of our close college friends, Bill Swart (Now Dr. Bill Swart of Augustana College, South Dakota) eloquently and profoundly describes the paradox of the Christian life. “It was the evening of February 3 and I had spent the past 36 hours or so traveling […]

The Other End Of Grace

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

The story you are about to read is true. The names have been changed because who you are in grade school isn’t necessarily indicative of how you’ll turn out as an adult. For a short time as a first grader in Edith Johnson’s class, I sat next to Billy. Rather, Billy sat next to me. […]

Good Friday – “Father, Forgive Them…”

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

“Father, forgive them for they know not what they do.” According to the Gospel of Luke, these are the first words spoken by Jesus while on the cross. For the Roman soldiers walking the perimeter, it’s all in a day’s work. Some people push pencils and keep records for a living. Others sell groceries in […]

“Do It”

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Funny thing about God. When you ask Him for opportunities to be a blessing, He gives them to you. The trick, at least for me, is learning to hear His voice. To see what He’s pointing at. Or feel His poke on the shoulder. At Turning Point Church we’ve been challenged as individuals to find […]