Spot on.

Someone makes a statement. It could be outrageous, it could be thought-provoking. Someone else shares it. Someone else says, “Spot on.” Or “This is what I’ve been saying.” Or “Preach it.” Someone else says, “Hogwash. Are you ignoring the truth?” And I’m left gasping for air. I want to take the first statement and read […]

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Thanks.

I wrote this on Saturday night. I spoke this in chapel on Sunday. I saved it for today because, well, because we were all saying “Thanks” on Sunday. I wanted to still remember. +++ In the US, it’s Veterans Day. It’s a day to give honor to those who have served in the military. And […]

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You’ll regret it if you miss this.

That was the headline of an email I got the other day. A webinar or special event or something was coming up. The headline “You’ll regret it” was designed to get me to open, to appeal to the part of me that is always afraid of missing something important. That’s why I check Facebook often. […]

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What we have

But the story of the widow isn’t about giving money. Not exactly.This is a message about giving what you have and that being enough. Because many of us spend a lot of time worrying about measuring up to other people and measuring up for God. We look at what we do and we look at […]

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Out of their wealth, out of her poverty.

“They all gave out of their wealth,” Jesus said. (See the start of this story from yesterday). Which makes sense. It’s the only way to give. You take your money and you see what you can live on and you give a portion to God. Church people often talk about a tithe, about 10%. You give […]

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