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Things I Heard In Church: Imagine a church where every single person comes to get something from others

“Imagine a church where every single person without exception comes to consume, to get something–from others. They are there, every single one of them, to receive, and not one would get what they came for. “Now imagine a… Read More

Things I Heard In Church: “…underwear on their heads.”

“My kids pose naturally–but they also run around with underwear on their heads.” From Matt Bowen’s excellent teaching, Image Management, 1/03/2016, 11 AM

Stop Reading This Blog

If you’ll bear with me for just a few moments, I’ll share the reason why I want you to stop reading this blog. Head to Head–Competing For Heads

Myra Thompson, a relative of one of the Charleston shooting victims said this:

Myra Thompson, a relative of one of the Charleston shooting victims: “I forgive him and my family forgives him. But we would like him to take this opportunity to repent” and “give your life to the one who… Read More

Church: If the earliest Christ followers didn’t do church the way we do today, why should I?

To Go Or Not To Go? I had lunch with a twenty-something and thirty-something today. These two men happen to be two of my favorite people on planet earth. We had a great time together. Toward the end of our… Read More

Sleeping In

I was way too tired to go to church. Every molecule craved sleep. We were in Portland for a birthday party the day before and didn’t get home until late. Early the next morning, Sunday morning, Jesus’ words came to… Read More

Starving but Afraid to Return: Genesis Chapter 43

Read Genesis Chapter 43 To see the last post on Genesis click on: Everything is Against Me!   Genesis Chapter 43: So time passes and the famine is still brutal in Canaan. All the grain they brought back… Read More

Shocked by God — Seriously!

Hi, I’m on vacation, hiking in the North Cascades National Park with family. So you’ll see a guest post today (with a short comment from me at the bottom) and a few posts with links to people who… Read More

Some may not like it. I thought it was hilarious

Funniest video I’ve seen in a long time: Not Ashamed of the Gospel: Funny video

How to Love Like Jesus — God’s House: John 2:16-17

To those who sold doves he said, “Get these out of here! Stop turning my Father’s house into a market!” His disciples remembered that it is written: “Zeal for your house will consume me.” John 2:16-17 How Jesus Loved People: When… Read More

Loves Her New Shoes Too Much to Ruin Them by Wearing Them

“Where no oxen are, the crib is clean: but much increase is by the strength of the ox.” Proverbs 14:4 “Today I bought the most rocking pair of shoes I have possibly ever owned. I may even love… Read More


Ever wonder why Jesus taught us to pray, “Our father… Give us this day our… Forgive us our… as we forgive our… Lead us not unto… deliver us…” Notice there is nary an I, me, or my to… Read More

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