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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Week of June 3, 2018

I'm not going to write much this week. Next week's my vacation, and the following week's VBS at NKP; so this week's all about getting caught up so that I can stand getting behind. You know how it is.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Week of May 29, 2018

[Sigh]... Given the continued problem of a cultural concoction of sensationalism and hate, I thought it'd be cool to see if our spiritual ancestors had anything pertinent to say to our social media posting populace. The quick answer is of course not. But some scripture came to mind while stewing upon the question, so here're some guidelines for social media posting from a letter written from Paul to a group in Thessolonica (1 Thessolonians 5).

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Week of May 20, 2018

Busy weeks are a pain, especially when trying to write these weekly things. The longer I wait, the more pressing it is to grab something worth typing. The more pressing it is, the less discerning seems the choice.

Case in point: woke this morning to two stories on the news.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Week of May 13, 2018

Uncertainty is the rule, not the exception. My journey, though only a midlife one thus far, keeps emphasizing that point.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Week of May 6, 2018

"Just go with the flow." How many times have we heard that? "Ride the wave," "let things unfold," "Que sera sera"--we've heard them all. Why do we talk like this? It has everything to do with creation as we experience it.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Week of April 29, 2018

Ever noticed how noisy it is when you are silent, especially now that it's spring? The animals are active. At night, the frogs are croaking relentlessly. Amphibians must have the market on the club scene..."D.J. Ribet!"

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Week of April 22, 2018

Since this week is S.O.S. (Sunday of Song) and there won't be a sermon, let's just take a minute to talk about the passage we'll read in worship.