Here is Obama's statement on the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade: Today marks the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that protects women’s health and reproductive freedom, and affirms a fundamental principle: that government should not intrude on private family matters. I am committed to protecting this constitutional right. I also … Continue reading Obama, abortion, and the radical failure of government policies
What price Unity?
Unity is the said pursuit of many organizations, pundits, and leaders today. The price, according to the world, is pretty simple: give up your beliefs. Unity becomes an end in and of itself in our culture, as if unity is the greatest achievement for humanity. From a human standpoint it probably is, because everyone worships, … Continue reading What price Unity?
The Wreck I'm sorry it's been so long since I've posted. I had even made a commitment to post more often, but circumstances change things a bit. Well, I'd like to update you on some things going on in my life, though that sounds almost egomaniacal to say. Most of you know that I was … Continue reading Personal Update
Responding to Worship with…A SNOWBALL FIGHT!
Yesterday was a bit out of the ordinary at UBC. With about 7-8 inches of snow on the ground we went ahead with our main worship gathering. Thankfully, all were safe coming and going. I'm particularly grateful for the warmth we all felt during our time of worship and fellowship. As many were making sure … Continue reading Responding to Worship with…A SNOWBALL FIGHT!
Un-marketing the Church
Okay, here's what you do... 1) Make sure that it's Daylight Savings weekend (spring forward @ 2AM on March 14th) -- that's right, boys and girls, lose an hour's sleep tonight! 2) Begin new security protocols for the nursery and toddlers (pastor doesn't even get cut slack) 3) Then...make sure you preach out of Leviticus … Continue reading Un-marketing the Church
Today I fully embrace my 40's at the age of 41. I'm the kind of person who reflects and examines pretty often. Too often that produces (nearly) debilitating regret of time lost and wasted whether due to intentional or unintentional sin or lack of doing more radical living for Christ. God's been doing a work … Continue reading On Birthdays…
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