Category Archives: relationships

‘Germ-free community’

Last night at Church at the Catch, we experienced what could be called a positive outcome of the current coronavirus pandemic. We had the strongest attendance we’ve had since we started holding church live on Facebook, and we had the … Continue reading

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Thank you, Neil Young

I don’t blame the people who voted for you. I support their right to express themselves, although they have been lied to, and in many cases believed the lies, they are true Americans. I have their back.  – Neil Young, … Continue reading

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Becoming friends with your enemies

So now that we have all of you with boots on the ground refusing to enter into gossip, rumors, and negative talk with friends about perceived enemies — now that there are so many of you, as Bob has suggested … Continue reading

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We, the people

I had a splendid interview on BlogTalkRadio last night with Doug Stevens about loving our enemies. Tolerating our enemies is not a high enough standard. Jesus wants us to love our enemies and pray for those who persecute (say evil … Continue reading

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Pass it on

Go, then, to all peoples everywhere and make them my disciples … and teach them to obey everything I have commanded you. Matthew 28:19-20 And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who … Continue reading

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Laugh uncontrollably

There’s another saying on the wall of my kitchen; this one simply is “Laugh uncontrollably.” How long has it been since you laughed like this? One man that could elicit uncontrollable laughter is sadly no longer with us. It’s been … Continue reading

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Overcoming barriers to love

“I am the bearer of a message packed full of love for people I am afraid to be around.” – John Fischer I chanced upon this sentence of mine reading a review of my latest book, Confessions of a Caffeinated … Continue reading

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Two beers and the Holy Spirit?

I love Sandie’s comment after yesterday’s Catch. I think we can all relate. How about “Tidings of comfort and joy?” Do people look forward to your coming; do they blossom in your presence? Or do they look forward to your … Continue reading

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