There’s a Why in Team

The Core Fellowship has a thing called The Core Team. What you might call Church members elsewhere, you’d call Team Members at The Core. And there’s about seven people planning to join it this Sunday. And yet, I’m tempted to kick everyone out of it. Myself included. Christina and I had a long and challenging […]

The Future is Facebook

I’m really thinking about making my weekly newsletter a monthly newsletter. One of the main reasons for this: Facebook. The Core Fellowship has a group for the worship gathering, and the Front Porch has a group for events. On top of that, Socrates Cafe has its own group. The Front Porch events group is one […]

Jesus the Con-Artist

“Can I ask you a question?” “Sure.” “Who is Jesus to you?” “Oh, Jesus? Jesus is a womanizer. He’s a megalomaniac and a paranoiac. He’s also a brainwasher, a con-artist and a compulsive liar.” “OK… that was unexpected. How did you arrive at that conclusion?” “Because I knew him. I lived with him in a […]

The Mustard Tree

I don’t like mustard. Even brown mustard is something I usually avoid, and I am most definitely not a fan of the yellow stuff. But I got a fresh glimpse of the mustard tree this morning, and I want to share my thoughts about it. Mark 4:30-32 has Jesus talking about the tiny mustard seed, […]