The Journey (a little project I’ve been working on)

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I had back surgery in March and the number 1 thing I discovered with it–when you have that kind of surgery, you have plenty of time to lay around and…write. At least that’s what I did (between catching up on the Price is Right and Family Feud). I’m much more mobile and active again now, […]

Clarity (a meditation on ‘churchspeak’)

For if your gift is the ability to speak in tongues, you will be talking to God but not to people, since they won’t be able to understand you. You will be speaking by the power of the Spirit, but it will all be mysterious. But one who prophesies is helping others grow in the […]

A Dude’s Life Verse for Manly Manhood

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After writing that title, I feel the need to grunt or wrestle a bear or something. Yet I also have a confession about that title: I’m not really that much into ‘life verses’. If anyone ask me what my life verse is, I’m likely to tell them Judges 3:17 and get a good laugh after […]

How to connect the generations…? (a discussion)

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The other day I wrote a post on Deuteronomy and the idea that the church needs to be a place that connects the generations. We Timothys (the younger peeps) need Pauls (the older, faithful saints) to help us know, understand, and learn from the past, and to help us keep looking towards the future. Anyone […]

Remembering the Past, Looking to the Future

“These are the words that Moses spoke to all Israel beyond the Jordan in the wilderness…” Deuteronomy 1:1 The book of Deuteronomy is about Moses as an old man and respected leader reminding a new generation of Israelites about their past while pointing them into the future. In Numbers 13 and 14 the people chose […]