The Word

In the beginning was The Word.
And The Word was with God.
And The Word was God.

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The book of John begins with the lyrical prose of these words.  These words concerning The Word.  These words concerning Logos.  The Greek word meaning “a word (as embodying an idea), a statement” from a root word meaning “speaking to a conclusion“.

Jesus.  The expression of God’s thoughts. Continue reading

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Outcomes.

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Suggested listening: “If I Don’t Have You” by Love & The Outcome

In 2017, my mom and I went to the “Rock and Worship Roadshow” in Charlottesville, VA. It was awesome.  The lineup was amazingly ridiculous!  Passion, Francesca Battistelli, Derek Minor, Jordan Feliz, Rend Collective, Family Force 5, Urban Rescue, and Steven Curtis Chapman himself!  It was wonderful.  And at the end of the night, everyone came on stage together and sang.  And I snagged this picture.  All I had was my phone, and I wasn’t sure what the outcome would be…but I snapped.  I’m so glad I did.

I want to talk to you for a minute about outcomes today.  Two people I really respect when it comes to faith thoughts have recently spoken to me about outcomes.  The first one, said the second half and the second one said the first half.  If it’s okay, I’m going to put them in the correct order. Continue reading

WORD TO THE WISE: Thanksgiving, Santa, & I Am Second

Well…it has indeed been a while.  I haven’t written a Word to the Wise post in quite some time.  But now they’re back!  Sundays will bring with them copious amounts of coffee, church services, and my weirdly named three object blog posts.  Let’s get started this Sunday, November 27th with a lovely post about three things that have majorly affected my week. Continue reading