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Stop Going to Church!


“When we stopped going to church …”           There’s more to that statement, and I’ll complete the sentence in a moment.           Going suggests a place, and, when we go somewhere, we usually have a reason. I go to the … Continue reading

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Helping to Clear Up A Guest’s Confusion


Have you ever stood in someone else’s kitchen and wondered where they kept their cups? In my recent trip to Texas, I wondered that each time I stayed with family or friends (a total of 5 homes in 2-1/2 weeks). … Continue reading

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Are You Playing in the Spiritual Kiddie Pool?


You can have a relationship with Christ without the baggage of Christian community (i.e., church). You just won’t go very deep in Him without it. Last post, Kari Scare said in the comments section: “It seems like we [Christians] feel … Continue reading

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A Sunday Morning Observed


Following up on last week’s post, here’s a quick summary of my observations from Sunday at church. My longest conversation took place prior to the worship service. Ann and her husband move to Florida this week. I expressed my well … Continue reading

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No Walk in the Park Let Me Tell You


A few months ago, I walked our golden retriever, Penny (alias thieving hound dog), at a dog park. Beautiful, sunny day. Loads of dog owners with their prides and joys. Plus one family—Mom, Dad, and three kids—out for a stroll. … Continue reading

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Church People vs. Kingdom People


Who do you think God has a bigger problem with—priests or prostitutes? The religious or the sacrilegious? What I actually want to know is this. Back in the day (i.e. first century Jerusalem), who do you figure had a bigger … Continue reading

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Are You Prepared For Sunday?


On Friday morning, when we Sunrise Club* members are taking off our basketball shoes, I say, “I hope ya’ll have a great weekend.” In my thoughts, I add a tag, “especially Sunday morning.” Bottom line is we live and breathe … Continue reading

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