Friday Stream of Consciousness – 154

Joey Bosa, Getting Older, and Misguided Change

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Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: One way you can tell a religious movement or church that is doomed: when confronted with decline, they don’t seek people who have “done it well” for a long time and consider real change. Instead, they find churches, theologians, etc. that allow them to remain the same to […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 153

Featuring Pokemon & a guy named Trump

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Here’s what’s on my mind this Friday morning: I’m feeling a bit serious this morning. Pokemon-Go seems like geo-caching with cartoons. Click for click, the best “Old School” video game is probably Pac-Man/Ms. Pac-Man. The stock market is heading south soon. But, I think it will trickle down…not crash…settling in around 17,000. The national debt […]

No Ordinary Sunday

One Way to Talk About Race in Church

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Yesterday wasn’t an ordinary Sunday at New Vintage Church…and I love our “ordinary” Sundays. Yesterday, I postponed the sermon I’d prepared on Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego that I’ve wanted to preach for 15 years… and our church replaced it with a frank, fair (we hope), unscripted conversation from the stage on racial reconciliation in the wake […]