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The Two Worst Music Videos of All-Time

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The song “BatDance” by Prince may be the only number one song in the history of recorded music whose lyrics include the word “enema.” This article from the staff writers at Grantland (posted yesterday) examined the worst music videos of …

An adult is someone who ______

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Calvin is loveable – if not entirely self-absorbed. Being more focused on others so you can love and meet their needs is one sign of maturity (and Tigers). What’s a Grown-up? One of the things that would make my job …

Need a devotional? May I recommend this one?

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The above is a new devotional published by Tyndale. It’s called Daily Wisdom from the Life of Jesus. I was privileged to be one of the contributors to it – my work is nearly exclusively in the Book of Luke. …

Robert Downey Jr. stands up for his friend, forgiveness

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At an awards ceremony in Los Angeles, Robert Downey Jr. paid tribute to Mel Gibson and asked people (including Hollywood) to forgive him for his recent problems. This stirs something inside of me. I think for the sake of humility, …

The Perils of Country Music for Toddlers

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Shown here, an album cover of a country music artist whose hat is pulled so low, it’s comical. His *upper lip* is barely visible. Yet another reason why country music is an absolute mystery to anyone who is not a …

Insta-Sabbath: When you absolutely, positively need some rest *right* now

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The premise: For our sermon on “The Sabbath,” we wanted to flip those cheesy five-hour energy drink commercials on their head. The videographer + film editor + narrator: John Stalker The actors: In order of appearance Michelle Sagor + Nicole …

Ode To Jason…on his 40th Birthday

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A Poem for My Friend Jason Fielder On his 40th Birthday This a picture of me and my friend Jason. This picture was taken in Crownpoint, New Mexico, where Jason helped lead a team a teens build houses for the …

Please pray for my mom…

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This is my mom. Her name is Kay. Last week on Tuesday morning, at 8 am EST, she was informed by her doctor that the test results came back and she had breast cancer. Tomorrow morning on Oct. 13th at …

Four Actual Conversations I Actually Overheard Recently

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The Only Thing That’s Going to Flare is Racial Tensions With Your Co-workers BACKGROUND: This month, I’ve been having a lot of stucco work done on my house. The guys were finishing up the final coat, and while they were …