Monthly Archives: February 2017

Where Do You Put Your Shoes?

I’m no different than any other preacher I know. Not even a hint different. The time lapse varies, but personally in about six months, I knew, for about 90% of those worshipping [most of whom were regular attenders] how they … Continue reading

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Find Your Rainbows

What makes headlines? Hey, stupid question, but only the one not asked is stupid. I’m sure words like “mess,” “screw-up,” “bad scene” will garner headlines from last night’s Academy Awards event. When the wrong film was announced as the #1 … Continue reading

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The Rock Makes A Difference

Sometimes it’s hard to believe in Lucy McCorkle’s mantra. Lucy and Ev were members of the Lakewood United Church of Christ in Colorado. [circa 1973-80] Lucy, a great combination of heart and energy and creativity, helped me beyond words in … Continue reading

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I Salute The Military

Some memories never fade. Circa 1982. Charlie Duff, a 4-star general retired, member of our Broadmoor Church in Colorado Springs, sat in my office. Never met a kinder man, gracious, gentle, yet you would never miss the steel of his … Continue reading

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Does Your Nose Grow?

Pronouns matter. Even more. Values matter. Let me take a moment or two in expansion. I’m not an antagonist when someone is self-assertive. Although I chafe when someone maintains, “I am the best.” Maybe that person is. However, I’ve learned … Continue reading

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When Can The Statue Of Liberty Stop Weeping?

I’m not surprised this came to me this morning. A Sunday morning. Church awaits. And yes, the Super Bowl. A former and latter. The former always pre-empts the latter. At least personally. In reading the news this morning about “so-called-judge” … Continue reading

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