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California Highway 36

Today, we leave the town of Red Bluff, California and travel west for what our GPS says is roughly three and a half hours on California Highway 36, a little-known piece of the state highway system that passes through the … Continue reading

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Knowing what you don’t know

Chandler is a leader. He may not have all the tools, or know how to use them, but that doesn’t matter. He leads anyway by sheer will. I am also constantly surprised by how much he knows. He will enter … Continue reading

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Zooming with Jesus

For where two or three gather together in my name, I am there among them. Matthew 18:20 I met with a fellow pastor yesterday for about 45 minutes on a zoom call. I must admit, this pandemic is changing a … Continue reading

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Virtual relationships

Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for man to be alone.” Genesis 2:18 Aside from the devastating consequences of sickness and death that this pandemic has wreaked on the world is something even more widespread that has … Continue reading

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21

                            What is 21? It’s a card game. A 2008 movie with Kevin Spacey. A clothing store. A winning score in ping pong. But for everyone at … Continue reading

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Drive-by

A funny thing happened on the way to the Catch this week. I was involved in a drive-by … birthday party! It was for our daughter-in-law who turned 40 this week. Unable to arrange for the big gathering he wanted … Continue reading

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Are we generating life or strife?

Why is it that so often I return from social converse with a spirit worn, a lack, a disappointment—even a sting of shame, as for some low, unworthy thing?   —George MacDonald Have you noticed how these days, almost every … Continue reading

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It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood

Have you noticed how your neighborhood is starting to look more and more like Mr. Rogers’? Are there more people out in your neighborhood? I generally hear more noise around my house. With people staying home, they’re finding things to … Continue reading

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