In community, we are learning interdependence, allowing independence to reveal the beauty of each individual and allowing dependence which does not produce shame or despair in the dependent, or a sense of superiority in the one depended upon.
15-25 15-25 17-23 14-28 17-23 18-22 17-23 14-28 13-27 21-19 That is the win/loss record for the Chicago Cubs for each of the 10 quarter-seasons since Theo Epstein’s regime took over (I put the last two games of each season in the final quarter, which is why those groups have 42 games). Nine quarters of … More The Beginning of Hope For Cub Fans?
We had a video malfunction at St. Paul Church last weekend, so the service didn’t get recorded. Since it was the second week in a four-part series, I thought it would be nice to make the sermon available, in case someone was trying to follow along. So, what follows is the manuscript of the sermon … More Jesus is the Source of Your Joy
Just about to go to the closing ceremonies for our first week of Joni and Friends Family Retreat. It was a beautiful week. Praise. Laughter. Joy. The Church being the Church. I look forward to this all year. Being with these great families lifts my spirits, and reminds me how awesome God is.
Since I was a kid I’ve enjoyed playing the “Celebrity Look-Alike” game, and the stranger or more obscure the better. You know the drill: “You know who that guy looks like? Michael Stipe with a curly wig!” In the last two weeks, I’ve found myself noticing not would-be celebrities, though, but people who look like … More Play a New Game