Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sunday’s Sermon Today: Kids Say Amazing Things

Once a year, we set aside a Sunday to celebrate the children. Big, small, rich, poor, present here, present around the world. Each year we’ve taken a different tack at how to make kids the main thing that Sunday. We’ve … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Dangerous Wonder (Matthew 19:13-14)

A few weeks ago, we moved our kids into bunk beds, and I decided it would be a good time to start good night prayers with our two year old. I asked him if he wanted to say his prayers, … Continue reading

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Captain Phillips: Everything Is Not Okay (Movie Review)

Two men are seen leaving home to go to work. One leaves his upper middle class, American setting, kisses his wife, and flies off in an airplane for a Middle Eastern location where he will pilot a large cargo ship. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Wise Men Say Part II (Proverbs)

This is my “second take” at looking at the wise teachings of Solomon. Some of the introduction is the same as Part I but the majority of the proverbs I’ve focused on here are different.  I recently posted on Facebook, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Wise Men Say Part I (Proverbs)

When I think of wisdom, I think of old men with beards like Gandalf from J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings books (or movies). Consider the wisdom he shared with Frodo, when Frodo was wishing that the Ring would … Continue reading

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How Do You Remember Your Saints? (A Mustard Seed Musing)

As I walk through my church building, I see people who have led the church, whether it was as pastors, or trustees, as Sunday School teachers or the silent supporters in the background. I know many of them by name … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: It’s Your Time (Esther 4:1-16)

Do you recognize the moments when God is calling you, daring you, to step out of your comfort zone and do the impossible? In the lead up to our Scripture today, we see the way that Esther’s life was all … Continue reading

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