Monthly Archives: February 2012

Jesus vs. Peyton Manning

I truly think Jesus is going to come back before we ever learn what Peyton Manning is going to end up doing next season. Advertisements

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I love the Linsanity

I’m a diehard Chicago Bulls fan, a “Michael-Jordan-is-the-best-player-ever!” kind of guy, and constantly wowed by The Man, Derrick Rose. Also, I’m more of a secular music guy who does have a handful of Christian Christ follower artists that I love … Continue reading

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a great idea for Lent

Instead of giving up something for Lent–or in addition to giving something up–why not add something beneficial to your life?  Lenten sacrifices are supposed to help us focus on Jesus better, so what better way to do that than by … Continue reading

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Ashes to ashes

Today is Ash Wednesday.  A day to remember that we are walking, talking hunks of ash that frequently hurt ourselves, one another, and fall short of God’s desires for us.  Ash Wednesday kicks off the season we call Lent, traditionally … Continue reading

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My inner Goldilocks – part 5 (Finally, the end!)

If you’ve stuck with me over the past several posts, cool.  I’m impressed, actually.  I was kinda starting to get bored.  And that feeling is ironic considering how I want to wrap up this series of posts. Hopefully, the title … Continue reading

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My inner Goldilocks – part the 4th (of 5)

Part the fourth.  Still with me?  Some days, I don’t know if I’m still with me. Here’s the last piece from Crazy Love that I want to visit, which is about how Christ followers can become lukewarm, halfhearted, and/or distracted. … Continue reading

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My inner Goldilocks – part TRES (of 5)

Part TRES of posting about things that stuck out to me as I read through Francis Chan’s Crazy Love. Here’s the next chunk that jumped off of the page at me, kind of like Chan’s fist popped out of the … Continue reading

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My inner Goldilocks – part 2

This is part two for my posts about some missional1 convictions I’ve been having as I read through Francis Chan’s Crazy Love.  To catch you up, Chan is talking about how Christ followers can become lukewarm, halfhearted, and/or distracted. Here’s … Continue reading

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My inner Goldilocks – part 1

Recently, I’ve had some missional1 convictions a lá some reading I’m doing in Francis Chan’s Crazy Love.  Chan is talking about how Christ followers can become lukewarm, halfhearted, and/or distracted.  That’s all a part of the ebb and flow of … Continue reading

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Chemistry lesson: hearing God

Were you any good at chemistry?  I did all right.  Mostly because I wanted to be sure that I knew for sure when stuff was going to blow up.  ’Cause that’s always cool. Stuff blowing up = cool. So many … Continue reading

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