Category Archives: Jesus

punched in the gut

That’s how I feel when people are mad at me or criticize me unfairly.  It can’t stand it.  Know what I’m sayin’, holmes?  I wish that I didn’t give a rip about what people thought of me, in a healthy … Continue reading

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Red Letter Revolution – book review (Short version: BUY IT, READ IT!)

I hated book reports in school.  The idea of telling the class about a book we all had to read always sounded dumb to me. Now book reviews, on the other hand, I can get behind.  Tell me why a … Continue reading

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The Boston Marathon, Jesus, bombs, and ice cream

Three killed.  One hundred and seventy-six injured.  Nine of the injured are children.  All because they were together to challenge themselves or celebrate others in their time of triumph.  All because a person or group of people have some sick … Continue reading

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Killer quote from @JesusOfNaz316: “Love your enemies. I’m Jesus Christ, and I approve this message.”

“@JesusOfNaz316: Love your enemies. I’m Jesus Christ, and I approve this message.”  This was a tweet I saw a long while ago, from a parody account someone is doing in the(ir) voice of Jesus.  (The author tweets deep stuff and … Continue reading

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Nuking North Korea – To nuke or not to nuke?

A little bit ago I was thinking about this whole ridiculous situation with North Korea.  Most people I’ve talked to are not super scared of getting nuked by them, but it’s not necessarily out of their thoughts, either.  It sparked … Continue reading

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Party on, Wayne!

“Party on, Wayne!” “Party on, Garth!” Remember that SNL skit and the movies that followed? Sorry if you feel like this post is a couple of decades too late to be relevant.  I don’t care!  It’s a throwback kind of … Continue reading

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A final word about Lent 2013

Back in February, I don’t know if you heard it, but I gulped super loudly when a few friends decided to challenge ourselves with posting everyday during Lent.  I knew that it would stretch me and my schedule if I … Continue reading

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O God, be not far from me – Lent day 45

There’s a lot of suffering in the world.  I’m not talking about your four year old begging you to listen to a Dora the Explorer album for the hundredth time.  I’m talking about real anguish.  Spiritual suffering is something every human … Continue reading

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Fill my cup to the brim – Lent day 44

Have you ever sat through a meal filled with social awkwardness?  What about eating with people who you have major conflict?  I remember sitting down at a table with a large group of people from a church I was new to attending.  … Continue reading

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HELP! – Lent day 43

Help! I need somebody, Help! Not just anybody, Help! You know I need someone, Help! I hate asking for help.  Not when I’m loading soda into the student ministry’s fridge–I am a help-asking slut when it comes to that.  I … Continue reading

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