Change

Unless You Become Like One of These

Last Friday’s lack of school came easier. The predicted ice storm never came. Images of crashed semi-trailer rigs pointed to a storm that missed more than failed to arrive. Continue reading

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Winds of Change

The wind shifted out of the north. We know the State Fair starts tomorrow. Around these parts that means an increased possibility of Fall weather – colder with some rain.… Continue reading

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The Word(s) That Change(s) the World

Jesus calls into question our need for oppositional postures. But, in order to maintain the strength of our perceived positions we need someone, some group, with which to be angry. Funny thing is that when we read the Gospels, Jesus’ words reserved for those who chose him as their … Continue reading

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Linus’ Blanket, Peterson’s Bully, and Liturgical Escape

Amidst the various characters tossing bean bags, shooting angry birds, and many other games played during our Fall Festival, I noticed little Charlie Brown. Patty remarked that we should have recorded the annual replay of Charlie Brown’s, It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown, and keep it for Cohen … Continue reading

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The Serum for What Ails Leadership in the Church

Looking for a small monkey had Dustin Hoffman willing to break a number of rules to develop the antidote for a deadly virus in Outbreak. Sometimes we may feel like unlocking the key to leadership in the church in an era of what Alan Roxburgh refers to as … Continue reading

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