WHERE I AM RIGHT NOW

WHERE I AM RIGHT NOW

WHERE I AM RIGHT NOW “For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin — real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way. Something to be got through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would...
TAKES ONE TO MAKE ONE

TAKES ONE TO MAKE ONE

TAKES ONE TO MAKE ONE “And in the end, I realized I received more than I gave…” — John Ruskin Hebrews 5:11-142 Corinthians 13:5-6James 1:19-25 (esp. 22-24) I played on a team that had much talent but was thwarted by little coaching and even less heart. One of...
LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE

LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE

LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAVE “To labor is to pray.” — Motto of the Benedictines Matthew 9:35-10:20Luke 10:1-20John 4:31-38 Before Jesus sent the disciples to teach others, he told them to do one thing. Jesus had just mentioned the need for workers, then he told these guys...
WHOSE?

WHOSE?

WHOSE? “Come together, right now, over me.” — The Beatles, “Come Together” 1 Corinthians 3:1-9Luke 9:46-50John 17:20-26 “Remember the Titans” contains a scene that elicits laughs while illustrating a point. Herman Boone is the newly hired black football...
METHODS AND NUMBERS? OR PRESENCE AND INDIVIDUALS

METHODS AND NUMBERS? OR PRESENCE AND INDIVIDUALS

METHODS AND NUMBERS? OR PRESENCE AND INDIVIDUALS “One love, one life … we get to share it.” — U2, “One” 1 Corinthians 2:1-5Matthew 28:20Matthew 18:19-20 “That’s a trap!” he said. “That’s a sneaky, manipulative trap.” Arguing with my buddy on an issue of “morality,”...
NATURAL ATTRACTION

NATURAL ATTRACTION

NATURAL ATTRACTION “If you build it, they will come.” — Field of Dreams Acts 2Acts 4John 17 No one sees a feuding couple and says, “I want that!” No one thinks, “I can’t wait to have a distant and dead marriage where both of us live on opposite ends of the house and...