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parenting from another room and other disasters of our age

This is the scene. I’ll bet a lot of you have been in it. Mom, sitting at the dining room table. Hot coffee. Laptop. Scrolling mindlessly through FB and mildly amusing herself. Kids, aged 5 1/2 and 2-months-shy-of-4, screaming at each other in the living room. Mom, still sitting at table: Girls! What are you… Continue reading parenting from another room and other disasters of our age

arts, movies, music, pop culture · Church · random robin

a short list of things I’ve learned in 2018

Some of the time I just remember things I already knew or I hear things in a different way. For example, I find this to be true of the Bible. I’ll read something I’ve read a hundred times or more and something will just stand out differently. I could write a blog a day on… Continue reading a short list of things I’ve learned in 2018

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how to choose a church – part trois

If you haven’t already or need a reminder, please first read the posts on Pastors, and how to choose yours. Then come back here. I’ll wait… One of my heartbreaks in recent years is the trends in the American churches to compare. A lot of what I write sounds like comparisons, and in all honesty,… Continue reading how to choose a church – part trois