Monthly Archives: September 2013

Fall TV: Set DVR To Stun

Every year for the last several years, I’ve listed the television shows that I’m the most keen on. Usually, I include the returning shows and the new ones, because, quite frankly, I’ll start with a group of twenty-five shows and … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Are You For Or Against? (Nehemiah 2:11-20)

I love to go to different stadiums, to see teams play. There’s something about being there in person that brings a different degree of enthusiasm out, as the crowd chants, and you can hear the sounds of the sport. But … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Rebuilding Mode (Nehemiah 1)

Sometimes, broken things have to be broken even more before they can be rebuilt. But an eye for what things can be shows the beauty in the broken. In The Six Million Dollar Man, the astronaut Steve Austin is nearly killed in a … Continue reading

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FF Rant: Free Agents Of Change Week 2 (Fantasy Football)

As a New England fan, last week’s Thursday night game was… underwhelming. On one side of the ball, you have a quarterback who has thrown twice as many interceptions as touchdowns in his young career, and only started because his … Continue reading

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The Journey So Far: Can You Have Too Many Churches?

If we expect to baptize and teach, then we’ve got to make some moves toward going.  Have you ever done something really insane? Have you ever done something so different that someone you knew and loved was forced to ask … Continue reading

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The Family: Old Habits Die Hard (Movie Review)

Based on the audience in the theater, quite a few folks had turned out to see Robert De Niro as another mobbed-up character. Unlike his psychiatrist in Analyze This, the person in question is Giovanni, who has been forced into … Continue reading

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The World’s End: Where Do You Run? (Movie Review)

I caught Shaun of the Dead thanks to a friend’s recommendation, and my (then) growing interest in zombies, and thought that it was one of the funniest movies that I’ve ever seen. Then, I saw Hot Fuzz and was underwhelmed by Simon Pegg and … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Muddy Water (II Kings 5:1-14)

I have a confession to make: I am in the top 10% of the whiniest people when I am sick. The top thirty to forty percent is probably filled with men, as women seem to be more capable of getting … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Resurrected Dreams (II Kings 4:8-35)

My dad preached a sermon several years ago about what love was. He said that love was a relationship that must include God. We say we “loved” a movie or “love” that jersey/sweater, but that love involves people and our … Continue reading

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FF Rant: Free Agents Of Change (Fantasy Football)

I’ll admit it: I want to pretend like another new television show matters this fall, but now that Agent Coulson is back in our lives on the small screen, Marvel’s Agents of Shield is leading my list of new television shows I have to … Continue reading

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