Stop!

“For years it has made me queasy to hear someone say, “I guess it just wasn’t God’s will.” Usually, it is said about an enterprise attempted with faith and obedience to Jesus that didn’t appear to work. When something fails, attributing the failure to God is not the only option. We ought to place the responsibility where it belongs. As

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It Happened Again

Last week Wendy and I visited another church. It was the same thing we have experienced dozens of times before. We arrived about 10 minutes before the stated service time. The parking lot was mostly empty. If we hadn’t had known better we probably would have driven away thinking we had the wrong time. We entered the back non-descript door.

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My Two for One Deal

This may not be what you think. I am not selling anything other that a way to reduce life clutter. I have a new tactic. Well it is new for me at least. Here is my problem. Well here is one of my problems. My desktop is a repository for way too much stuff. That is true of the Desktop

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Is 50% Good Enough

Most church leaders spend a lot of time contemplating their navel because they know all is not working as it should. The grand fear is that everything is about to explode, never to be recovered. The thing is this fear is like a bogey man in the night. It is difficult to admit to anyone that you see it. What

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The Good Old Days

Really? Did anyone actually drive one of these? Apparently. For me the VW Van minus the paint job reminds me of the weekend my college roommate rebuilt the engine. Seriously. One weekend. The engine comes out with four bolts. I mostly watched and gave some moral support in the process but I like to think I helped. I see analogies

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