Monthly Archives: November 2020

Lexi’s Eye Appointment

You and I go to the eye doctor and look at distant charts consisting of progressively smaller letters, voting for ONE or TWO. Since Lexi is physically 16 but mentally 2, she can’t really answer questions about the E on … Continue reading

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[RadCast] The Discipline of Celebration :::

As a recovering control freak, I find it difficult to simply be in the moment and enjoy the blessings of God — and there are many blessings indeed. I’m learning the discipline of celebration, which I’m working out in real … Continue reading

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[RadCast] Is Jesus Stressed Out Today?

Yep, things are about to change. Tomorrow won’t be the same as today. What keeps Jesus from stressing out? And what motivates us today — fear or love? Psalm 103:13-19

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It’s All Temporary

Someone from the church works at the local coffee house. I mentioned on Sunday that I would stop by today, and I did. A stellar decaf latte got the job done. I used to dislike milk in my coffee, but … Continue reading

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[RadCast] Who Do We Vote For (2020 Edition)

Jesus said “my Kingdom is not of this world,” which is a pretty remarkable thing to say when you’re kneeling at the mercy of your captor. William T. Cavanaugh said “A Christian should feel politically homeless in the current context…” … Continue reading

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Yeah, but… Who Do We Vote For?

Originally posted on (R) Adam Davidson:
? Message preached on Sunday, November 6, 2016 by Adam Davidson at Portage Free Methodist Church? In this series, we’re asking the BIG questions about God, faith, the church, and Christianity in general. For…

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All Saints Day

On today’s customary train-spotting round trip, Lexi and I shared lament that 1) there was no train to see and 2) it is snowing. Lexi isn’t too much of a fan of cold and snow. Like so many of us … Continue reading

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Halloween 2020

After a customary cruise in the car with Lexi to to see if there are any trains, I took Zac and his pal out for the tricking and treating. Surely this year was different, with less than half the porch … Continue reading

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