Category Archives: formed

Vacations

Vacations are difficult because it takes work to rest.  Saturdays were the best when I was a kid — waking up at the regular school time only to realize that there’s no school always made my legs tickle.  Back to … Continue reading

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2019: A Year of Community (Renovation Church 01/06/18)

  Someone emailed me yesterday and, at the end of their email, wrote “can’t wait to hear the first message of 2019!” which reminded me of two things: first, this is the first Sunday of the new year.  It’s hard … Continue reading

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Dirty Pool

Here’s what happened, since you asked, and you didn’t, but here goes: we’ve had many friends and family over to our house over the past few weeks.  This is a grand gift of kinship and the like, and I for … Continue reading

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Walk This Way

I walk with our boys to school this morning, as I do most mornings.  Donning my prescribed Michigan attire, I wore my gym shorts and sandals (because it’s warm) and hoddie (because it’s cold).  The sun was on its way … Continue reading

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The Wild Game Dinner

Our church hosted a Wild Game Dinner tonight.  I took our boys.They had no idea what to expect.  “What is a wild game dinner?” they asked, to which I replied “it’s a dinner of delicious meats of animals — and … Continue reading

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RadCast March 2 2017

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Audio Post (Mark 1:1-13, the Gospel, read aloud)

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The Crown

I wore this crown at a meeting, but it was intended to make a point.  The picture was taken by someone at the table, and I’m unsure if it was for the sake of keeping a record or perhaps building … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Keep It Complicated

  Based on my own experience, here are 10 ways to make sure we’re keeping life as complicated and frustrating as we can: When it comes to decisions, especially big ones like who to marry or everyday decisions like how … Continue reading

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The Full Extent of His Love

Jesus does innumerable different things to show his love for us.  If you had to narrow it down, what would you say is the best display of the full extent of his love?  In other words, what one event in the … Continue reading

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