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Annoying Expectations

Our pastor is fond of saying that Sunday morning begins Saturday night. I learned that same idea as a child growing up in a home where we always took Saturday night baths, shined our shoes, pressed our shirts and generally … Continue reading

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The Life of a Pastor

I recently read Eugene Peterson’s memoir, a book simply titled Pastor. Peterson is of course best known for The Message, his wonderful translation of the Bible. But before he was a famous author, he was a not-so-famous pastor of a … Continue reading

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Maybe the Church of Christ Has It Right

College Avenue Baptist Church (San Diego) is doing something radical this coming spring. It is combining it’s two Sunday morning services into one. No longer will there be a traditional service featuring the pipe organ and Sanctuary choir followed by … Continue reading

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What Would Google Do?

I just finished a book by Jeff Jarvis titled What Would Google Do? which I spotted at the San Diego airport the other day.  The title intrigued me so I picked up a copy. Jarvis is a journalist and internet … Continue reading

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