Friday Stream of Consciousness – 133

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Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: Election season is upon us. Then again, isn’t it always? Rather quietly, New Vintage Church turned 4 on April 17th. I’m nostalgic by nature, and these sorts of days make me reflective and ask, “Would I do it again?” Heck yes. Last year, I wrote 2 posts on […]

How to Tell if You Really Trust One Another

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“Do you trust me?” “Of course I do.” Really? Is there a more frequently mentioned, but more seldom tested virtue out there than trust? In most churches, trust is something we relish as a receiver, but seldom a giver. Most of us would choose to be trusted and to have others held accountable…so we could […]

When the Well Runs Dry – Quieting the Mind

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Like a cars driving in summer heat with old, scarce oil in our engines, many of us continue to trudge on through times of spiritual and emotional lean. We do it because we have to—or because it makes us feel strong to do so. What we often fail to realize is the longer this goes […]