Monthly Archives: February 2013

Embrace Your Inner Seuss (A Mustard Seed Musing)

“A person’s a person no matter how small!” As we close in on Dr. Seuss’ 109th birthday celebration, I’m reminded of how poignant, and how true, the words of Theodor Seuss Geisel’s stories are at every age. Thanks to an … Continue reading

Posted in Pop Culture | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ben Affleck Says Marriage Is Hard Work

Twitter, Facebook, news media, and tabloids have been buzzing for twenty-four hours with the justified win by Argo for Best Picture at the Academy Awards, as director Ben Affleck nervously approached the microphone and announced: “I want to thank you [wife, Jennifer … Continue reading

Posted in Pop Culture | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Getting Out Of The Boat 2/24/13

(Matthew 14:22-36) Do you ever wish you could take a break? Southwest’s commercial slogan, “want to get away for awhile,” has appealed to almost all of us at some point. We just need to stop, take a break, recharge, and … Continue reading

Posted in Sermons | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mid-season TV Replacements: What2Watch

My tolerance for television has reached an all-time low. A new show is lucky to get a five-episode trial run, and a lesser show barely gets a reprieve after two issues of lackluster scripting or acting. So what can be … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Snitch: The Parable Of A Father’s Love

John Matthews (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) lives a good life; he’s remarried with a young daughter and his truck company is expanding its fleet. But then he gets “the” phone call that changes everything: his teenage son (Rafi Gavron) from … Continue reading

Posted in Movie Reviews, Pop Culture | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Snitch: A Real Life Parable of Love

John Matthews (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) lives a good life; he’s remarried with a young daughter and his truck company is expanding its fleet. But then he gets the phone call that changes everything: his teenage son (Rafi Gavron) from … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Modern Day Parables (2/17/13)

The word for parable, mashal, translates to be “side by side” (parallel explanations), but sometimes it has been used to define the “hidden things” that Jesus taught his disciples and crowds who followed him. Either way, it’s clear that Jesus … Continue reading

Posted in Sermons | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments