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IDOLS 4.0

IDOLS 4.0

THE TRUTH IS: Yesterday, we closed out the “IDOLS” collection of talks. Many of us took some big steps forward in refocusing our worship off of ourselves and our preferred idols and onto Jesus instead. We recognized that much of our idol worship has to do...
IDOLS 3.0

IDOLS 3.0

WITHOUT PREJUDICE: Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and right-doing, [out beyond shame and fear] there is a field. I’ll meet you there. Rumi For far too much of her history the church has allowed a prejudicial culture to take root and cause harm. I believe God’s...
IDOLS 2.0

IDOLS 2.0

Kingdom Allegiance: To what and to whom do we pledge allegiance? It is imperative that we give consideration to this question. What is our obligation to an earthly kingdom? You’ve heard the oft-repeated assessment of a certain ilk of Christianity who are “too heavenly...
PSA

PSA

PSA…public service announcement or prostate-specific antigen? Yes, it is the latter. Previous blog posts have described the journey the queen and I have been on since my prostate cancer diagnosis in January. She has also done some terrific writing on the subject...
Counting Down

Counting Down

Kings and Queens. They rise and fall. But the enduring relationships of our lives are filled with royals who trudge through all the dark and treacherous places with us. My queen is a royal of royals navigating life with me for over 30 years and this week we begin...
My Health Update

My Health Update

In late November of 2020 I had my annual physical, complete with blood test and prostate exam. Guys, if you’ve never had a prostate exam, you really ought to experience it. This clip from the movie Fletch is pretty accurate and puts a little humor into the...