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 […]

Epiphany Before Easter – On Preaching the Easter Sermon

Epiphany Before Easter

Preparing an Easter sermon is one of the more challenging sermon preps of the year for most preachers. This isn’t because of a lack of passion for the Resurrection or lack of familiarity with it. It’s because, like the story of the Prodigal Son, preachers feel some need to produce something fresh, something with a […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 144

Featuring Cam Newton, the Quesalupa, and Mariah Carey

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Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: I tried the new Quesalupa from Taco Bell and I loved it. Don’t judge. A cheese filled tortilla–brilliant. Not cheese melted inside a folded tortilla. A tortilla actually filled with cheese. Cam Newton lived in a virtual lovefest all season and for two weeks leading up to the […]