Monthly Archives: May 2010

A word to sparrow number five: "Yes, you matter"

Like many of you, I have spent some portions of my life feeling…left out. I don’t care how successful you are, there are times when you think life is passing you by and no one cares. Now, don’t mistake the following … Continue reading

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On the hinge of time — Do we really need to rewrite history?

The current trend to white-out God from society has reached a new level of absurdity. It has to do with “A.D.” Every New Year, we christen the date with “Anno Domini” in Latin or “the year of the Lord” in … Continue reading

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Reconciling perfect plans with imperfect people

We all have a perfect plan for our lives that we’ve developed over time. Our fantasy is an idyllic world that we have constructed in our minds. Filled with images of beautiful families in beautiful homes in beautiful  locations, we … Continue reading

Posted in disobedience, failure, options, pete wilson, plan b, What do you do when God doesn't show up the way you thought he would, what to do | 8 Comments

"How did I get here?" Lessons from someone who lost his way

Have you ever looked around and wondered, “How did I get here?” I’ve been there. Somehow, the tides of life swept me off course and my destination seemed so distant. Perhaps it was because of my inattention to the controls, … Continue reading

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Something happened on the road to cool: Why the church will never “relate”

The church has gone to great contortions in the last 30 years to adapt, to change, and to become more relevant to the world. Hymns? Gone Steeples? Gone. Denominational names? Gone. Tradition? Gone. We allowed for these and a thousand … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day and worship: Do the two belong together?

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day. Before I go much further, “Mom, I love you.” And I have great respect the mother of my children and all the other women out there who gave birth to us, nurtured us and breathed God’s … Continue reading

Posted in Anna Jarvis, Mothers Day, worship and mother's day | 11 Comments

Without a second thought

Do you remember how you landed your last job? For me, it was a process marked by cautious optimism, fueled by trust in Someone who had my best interests in mind. I fretted over my resume and application, making sure … Continue reading

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