Category Archives: keep you awake at night

Why are Christians _____________?

This Sunday at pfmchurch we’re starting a series called Why: Asking the Big Questions.   From October 2 – November 20, we will be fielding questions about God, the church, and Christianity — and the questions will come from churched and unchurched alike. … Continue reading

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Those Chip Readers

Anybody else driven mad by the weirdness of the chip readers at stores across this fine continent?  When it comes time to tender your payment, you bust out your credit/debt card with the snazzy and ultra secure chip built in and … Continue reading

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Fear vs. Faith (Matthew 14:22-33)

I’ve been on a boat but haven’t seen anything as strange as a man walking toward me in the dark, padding effortlessly across the liquid H2O like it were January in Michigan.  It gets cold enough here to freeze the … Continue reading

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The Case of the Missing DriveShaft

Emily was driving our old truck home when she hit and dragged a tree branch, which finally came free just before she pulled into our driveway. I was driving home a few minutes behind her and saw the branch in the middle … Continue reading

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August Pledge

I’ve noticed that the month of August, like so many of our fine months, is a good month to do things. One friend of mine is avoiding all social media this month, which means that they won’t see this until … Continue reading

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Side Effects

Clarithromycin (street name Biaxin) has listed vivid dreams as a rare side effect.  It turns out my Mother was right.  I am rare. I’ve been taking this strong antibiotic for 5 days now.  Though its original intent was to treat a sinus infection … Continue reading

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Cayenne Coffee

As I was waiting for my coffee at Water Street Coffee Joint, I noticed someone else’s order waiting to be picked up.  I said to the barista behind the counter that looks really good — can I take that instead? to … Continue reading

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