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 […]

7 (Not So) Small Things that Have Blessed Our Marriage

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I’ve been asked a lot about marriage recently—especially by those with kids still at home. Perhaps it’s because it’s the summer and everyone is together with school out. Whatever the reason, marriage and family matters are a primary context in which the Gospel is lived out and shapes us on a daily basis. Few things […]