I use the Pages app on MacOS, which very helpfully indicates the words it doesn’t know how to spell. For example, it flagged “peace” as either a typo or some obscure word that no ordinary dictionary would list.
From the infinitely-rich “God doesn’t give us what we deserve” department, the Anchorage Daily News brings us a cautionary tale: A Sutton man is being treated for serious head injuries after he was found pinned under his ATV on the Glenn Highway, troopers said Sunday. Some take-aways: 1. don’t drink and drive 2. not even […]
Make a joyful noise to God, all the earth; sing the glory of his name; give to him glorious praise. … Come and see what God has done: he is awesome in his deeds among mortals. —Psalm 66:1-2, 5 Christmas is all about joy. The angel told the shepherds not to be afraid, because he […]
Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. —Philippians 4:6 In November, we make a point to do what Paul tells us in Philippians we should all the time: be thankful. Some of us are thankful all month, but almost everyone […]
I just had a conversation with someone, and laughed when I heard this: Another factor, perhaps overlooked, in understanding why Presbyterianism thrived in Scotland, is, of course, whiskey. “And all God’s people said, ‘Amen.’”
Jon Acuff hits the nail on the head again, with this post about how to invite people to church. “It’s funny because it’s true.” (Acuff’s Stuff Christians Like is worth bookmarking. I’ve been reading it for about two years, which is almost in dog or internet years. Once, I even quoted from “The Prayer Ninja” […]
I just spent awhile reading our Book of Order to understand the different categories of church membership. I can’t claim to understand it all, but one thing is clear: the spreadsheet I have now lists different people with their membership status in one column. At a minimum I need to add another column that says […]
I’m preaching from Exodus 8 — the plague of frogs on Egypt — and I crack up every time I read that story. I laugh partly because it’s intrinsically funny, but partly because of this picture: which I clipped out of a computer magazine some years ago. I assume it was for some kind of […]