Category Archives: love

Top 10 Ways to say “I don’t give a CRAP about you!”

10. Isolate and whisper. Even turn your back to others. 9. Nonstop inside jokes are always good. Share memories and laugh loud about stuff nearby people didn’t experience. If they ask, brush them off with, “You had to be there.” … Continue reading

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I wish Jesus was enough for me.

In Africa, Christians may walk hours to get to church. In America Christians stop attending because the pastor preaches too long. Weird. In India, a group of Christians is brutally murdered and the church meets secretly. In America, people whine … Continue reading

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I don’t want to be a dumb carpenter

Your actions have shown me that you cannot be trusted. You’re selfish. You don’t do what I want you to do. You lie and you break promises. You talk out of both sides of your face and you treat me … Continue reading

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What is it really all about?

Christianity, what is it really all about? I’ve heard worship leaders say it’s all about worship. Preachers say it’s all about preaching. Small group leaders say it’s all about sharing life. Missionaries tell me it’s all about missions. Burlap purse-toating … Continue reading

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I’m gonna get gored. I can see it coming.

We’ve been watching Olympic figure skating. Wow. They’re good! Generally, I’m not a fan of frilly dancers twirling around to music in pretty costumes. But, wow, I gotta give these skaters props. They are very, very good. But what if … Continue reading

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Does God Sign Endorsement Deals?

It’s my way or the highway! If you don’t play like I want I will just take my ball and go home! There are two ways to do things; the wrong way and my way. What needs to be done … Continue reading

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I want to be less like an elephant

I have trouble remembering where I put my keys or what I had for dinner last night. I have trouble remembering how to get from point A to point B when I haven’t travelled that route lately. I forget important … Continue reading

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Top ten groups of Christians I tend to avoid.

Hey, I admit it, some people really bug me. I bet you have people who bug you too. You know the type I mean? They are the people you see in the grocery store that send you into spy mode stealthily … Continue reading

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Man up!

“Man up!” Jason’s response to my whining was direct. We were talking about diet and exercise and all the excuses I put up when he levelled me with what I needed. Jason has lost more than I weigh. He’s walked … Continue reading

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From the ruins

It was day 7 after an earthquake in Haiti. The world had been watching hopeless, warlike images broadcast from every news organization known. Gray. Everything is gray. Colorless dust clouds. That has been my observation. Pancaked buildings. Gray block piles of … Continue reading

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What Not to Wear; Church Edition

Maybe, we should all worship naked. Now before you get all offended on me, hear my rationale. This past Sunday I had the privilege of preaching. I always love it when I get the opportunity to share what the Lord … Continue reading

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