Tag Archives: Postaday2011

John Stott: “A walking embodiment of the simple beauty of Jesus”

Fifteen years or so ago I purchased a copy of The Cross of Christ by John Stott.  I’d heard his name, knew he was “famous” in evangelicalism, but had never read any of his writings.  It took only a chapter … Continue reading

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When Resolutions Collide (and why I’ve been so quiet)

My parents called to check on me last night.  They were concerned because I’d gone three days without posting.  Well, I think that not posting may be the new normal.  I made a New Year’s Resolution to begin taking classes … Continue reading

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Enjoy your Saturday

I’ll be back tommorow.

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Happy 100th, Vincent Price

Vincent Price made over 100 movies and I’ve only seen 17 of them.  I can’t claim to be a serious fan with that kind of ratio, can I?  Perhaps I’m only a minor fan, but I’m a fan nevertheless.  Price … Continue reading

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Just looking for a place to kick it? Start a Shallow Small Group

I’m the director of the small group ministry at our church, a role I took on this past fall.  It’s been a steep learning curve for me.  I enjoy teaching, but our small groups are not classes.  They’re intended to … Continue reading

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Another tornado, and this one in my hometown

This is where I grew up and where my parents still live. Scott Joplin’s hometown, and the home of the Missouri State Fair. I went to Horace Mann Elementary School, and Smith Cotton High School, although my dad taught at … Continue reading

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Why I Can’t Post Properly Today

Because I’m terribly behind on my homework. And, yes, I know that’s not homework in front of Jimmy Stewart.  But it kind of works, doesn’t it?  I could take this opportunity to talk about what a great movie “Mr. Smith … Continue reading

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We should have kept tighter reigns on this whole Christianity thing

It’s a real frustration to watch a yahoo like Harold Camping make Christianity look foolish.  How do you convince people that he doesn’t represent the whole church?  Not the first time we’ve been down this road is it?  Ahem, Terry … Continue reading

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Too Much Excitement Yesterday

It was a big day yesterday, what with all the will He or won’t He suspense.  Today my computer and I are both a little weary and slow.  I needed the internet to provide me with some sweet escapism.  You … Continue reading

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Doomsday Wrap Up

God is the only one who can say when the world is gonna end.  So people need to stop acting like their smarter than God.  cause your not. – Striker’s Facebook status last night. My girl is not a strong … Continue reading

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