Friday Stream of Consciousness – 63

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Here are some things on my mind this Friday morning: New Vintage Church spent a couple of nights this week serving hot meals to the homeless. Originally, I wanted to do a whole week, but the shelter didn’t have that many openings in a row. That’s a good thing–it means our city is pulling together […]

The Blessing of the Basics

Now there is great gain in godliness with contentment, for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world. But if we have food and clothing, with these we will be content (1 Timothy 6:6-8). It's Thanksgiving week, and that verse always strikes me whenever I go to the […]


It was just after midnight when I walked out of the church building after the elders meeting (a long, but important meeting). I got into my car. Under the wiper was a note asking "Randy" to come to the back lot ASAP. The note was apparently for Randy, our custodian, who at one time was […]