Category Archives: youth pastor

Blinker pastors …

I met yet another pastor who proudly introduced himself as a “Blink Guy” this week. I think that makes four now. What’s a Blink guy? It’s a person who has read “Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking” by Malcolm … Continue reading

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A bloodied pile of bodies in your wake?

Something doesn’t add up. Have you met the “pastor” who says he is all about spreading the gospel but treats people like crap? I have. Heck, I’ve even been guilty of doing the same thing. When we’re more about advancing … Continue reading

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This hit me. You?

Reposted from lazaroo blog “Solomon gave orders to build a temple for the Name of the LORD and a royal palace for himself.” (2 Chronicles 2:1) That’s pretty much the way it goes, isn’t it, Jesus? Even while we’re building … 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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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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Who do you say that I am?

Youth worker, who do you say that I am? You are Christ, the filler of my weekends. You are Jesus, compelling me to attend meeting upon meeting. You are Jesus who keeps me from taking vacations with my family because … Continue reading

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