Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Nones and Ones

  What are we in the church to make of this growing segment of our population? From a recent column piece by Rabbi Gerald Zelizer: “Nones” are the burgeoning U.S. populace who are unaffiliated with institutional religion. This month’s report … Continue reading

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Meditation, Yoga, and Other Paths to Hell

But not Mormonism (more on that in a second). The intersection of Christianity, world religions, and common sense has always produced the occasional fender-bender, but recently we seem to be running the red lights altogether. As a long-time practitioner of … Continue reading

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3 Things I Learned On The Hill

  I love Sundays. From the first cup of coffee on the porch to the final seconds of Sunday Night Baseball (or Football), it is always a special day. Draining, for sure, but always motivational. I’m thankful for what God … Continue reading

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3 Things I Learned This Weekend

It is always a blessing to gather together each weekend with church family. It was an even greater blessing this weekend, as our church honored our family on our first anniversary with them. Here’s what I learned through the generosity … Continue reading

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I Am So Awesome

  No, really. I am. Let me count the ways my awesomeness dwarfs your un-awesomeness. I hope you have a pen and paper ready; take copious notes for later study. Ready? I hope the person that influences you (pastor, boss, … Continue reading

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3 Things I Learned This Weekend

  1. Do we really need a preacher?  As we were singing hymns Sunday evening, I was struck by the richness of theology contained in most of the great old hymns we sing. It would not be a stretch to … Continue reading

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