Category Archives: Journal

Survivor and the American Church Pt. 2

The enemy of the church identified in yesterday’s post was CELEBRITY.  The second enemy in Mike Breen’s list of three is CONSUMERISM. Consider how this attitude has infiltrated and weakened the American church. CONSUMERISM We live in a culture that … Continue reading

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Survivor and the American Church- Pt.1

The 24th season of Survivor premiered on Feb. 15, 2012.  America has not tired of watching contestants struggle and strain to outwit, outplay and outlast each other in the hope of winning 1 million dollars. In every season successful contestants … Continue reading

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Groupon and Torture Porn

When my friends and I share Groupon recommendations through Facebook,  it is usually for things like 2 for 1 entrees at a nearby restaurant, a vase of flowers or a cheap teeth whitening treatment.  I was stunned and disgusted to … Continue reading

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Tiger and I

Choose a good reputation over great riches; being held in high esteem is better than silver or gold. The rich and poor have this in common: The Lord made them both. Proverbs 22:1-2 (NLT) I have rolled this 1st verse … Continue reading

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Agassi and Atonement

Last week I watched the 60 Minutes interview with Andre Agassi and rather than being shocked by his admissions of meth use, of not wanting to marry Brooke Shields or hating to play tennis professionally — I was heart sick … Continue reading

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Gone to the Dogs

I read an article this morning about Covenant Presbyterian Church in LA. They have begun a dog friendly worship service that was described this way: The 30-minute worship, complete with individual doggie beds, canine prayers and a tray of dog … Continue reading

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Together on Planet Mom

As Mentor Mom of a MOPS group at my church, I have been rolling this year’s theme around in my mind for several months.  It does not take a rocket science to convince a new Mom that becoming a Mom … Continue reading

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