Category Archives: missional

Mission is a four letter word

Mission is a four letter word. Do you remember the first time you ever let a four letter word fly around your mom or dad?  I’ve never skydived but I’m fairly certain that you have a “WHAT HAVE I DONE?? … Continue reading

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Be who you are, where you are, open to God using you to influence people. #IamaMissionary #vocation

Fine.  I’ll say it. I have a theological crush on Dan White Jr.  I’m not ashamed.  The bro gets me thinking about how I live out my faith as a Jesus follower. Check out this truth that he just puts … Continue reading

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Being in love with an idea ≠ living out that idea — #justice #rethinkchurch #rethinkChristmas

In the past week, has there been anything that riled you up into a froth?  Has there been anything that you feel is just WRONG?  I’m not talking about the guy who cut you off in traffic or the nasty … Continue reading

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Bound to what? #rethinkchurch #rethinkChristmas

I think about balance quite a bit.  Whether I’m trying to balance family, friends, work or teaching my kids to live a balanced life, it’s a never-ending pursuit.  Household chores.  Relaxing with a book or TV show.  Pursuing God.  Visiting … Continue reading

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The good ol’ days – Lent day 39 (restore)

The good ol’ days.  Remember the good ol’ days?  Whatever you’re thinking about, someone else probably has a completely different idea of what they think “the good ol’ days” are. For my generation, in regards to music, ’90s grunge was … Continue reading

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My garage door at home can be evil, so we open it – Lent day 37 (home)

Garage door up. Car in. Garage door down. Home! Don’t you love that feeling of coming home?  There’s a bunch of different feelings of coming home everyone experiences: back after a long trip arriving after a long day at work … Continue reading

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You are SOOOO good looking! – Lent day 20 (bless)

You move quickly up the ladder of friendship with me if you can quote Seinfeld. There’s this awesome ep of Seinfeld when Jerry’s doing stand-up about saying “God bless you” to someone when they sneeze.  He goes on and on … Continue reading

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I don’t wanna leave… – Lent day 18

“I don’t wanna leave….” Those were the words I uttered quite a bit, back in the summer of 1997.  I had been on a mission trip to Malawi.*  I didn’t want to leave because I saw God doing some amazing … Continue reading

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Killer quote from @UnvirtuousAbbey

—————————————————————————————————- “For those who are following five hundred strangers on Pinterest but have never meet their next door neighbors, we pray to the Lord. (via Bob Ierien)” /// This was a post from one of my favorite Twitter/Facebook humorist and … Continue reading

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Killer quote from @ChrchCurmudgeon

“@ChrchCurmudgeon: These days, if you ask a pastor when he received his call, he’ll look at his phone.” Waka waka waka!  Funny joke, huh?  That’s from a parody account on Twitter, @ChrchCurmudgeon.  His schtick is hilarious.  He writes as a … Continue reading

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