Posts by David

Appreciating Gratitude 0

Appreciating Gratitude

Posted by on Dec 13, 2010 in Team Blog

I  have a paying job where I help people solve their technical problems several times a day. Most of the people I work with are kind, fun, and fairly appreciative of what I do for them. Nobody in our office...

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Pushing the Envelope 0

Pushing the Envelope

Posted by on Dec 3, 2010 in Team Blog

I have a pen pal who lives about seven miles away as the crow flies and about eleven as the crow drives a car around the hills and curves of our metro area. Given as how I tend to write quite, it’s a bit...

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The Wedding Day 0

The Wedding Day

Posted by on Nov 22, 2010 in Team Blog

I get to be in the pulpit so rarely these days, that I’m just looking for an excuse to do minister stuff. As luck would have it, I was contacted over a year ago by one of my former youth group members...

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The Brad Hibbs Effect 0

The Brad Hibbs Effect

Posted by on Oct 28, 2010 in Team Blog

I realize that this sounds like a great name for an 80’s Prog Rock band, but this is actually a Leadership phenomenon that I have encountered, and one you might do well to be aware of. First, an explanation....

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I Refuse! 0

I Refuse!

Posted by on Oct 4, 2010 in Team Blog

Last night, I was “treated,” if that’s the word, to a blog where someone related their story about an argument that they got into at a Starbucks. He talked about how he met people who were repeating patently...

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What Do We Say About Aliens? 0

What Do We Say About Aliens?

Posted by on Sep 23, 2010 in Team Blog

I sometimes wonder about the term “alien.” Growing up when I did, that word brings up images of “little green men,” or “War of the Worlds,” or Sigourney Weaver in a space ship, or something else that would...

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Changing My Mind 0

Changing My Mind

Posted by on Sep 16, 2010 in Team Blog

People say that I have a mind like a steel trap, and I’m beginning to think that they’re right. It’s impenetrable, can only be worn down by time, and I might hurt myself or others if I use it.  Lately,...

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What is That to You? 0

What is That to You?

Posted by on Aug 31, 2010 in Team Blog

There are some interesting points in the Gospels that I have never understood.  We all like to proof-text Jesus’ words to make one point or another, and, beyond that, I really love the Sermon on the...

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Big Tent Christianity 0

Big Tent Christianity

Posted by on Aug 27, 2010 in Team Blog

A man dies and goes to heaven. Upon arrival, he is met by Peter, who tells him that he will be a guide to help him get acclimated. Together they stroll past a large open area where there are several people...

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Calm Down, Everybody! 0

Calm Down, Everybody!

Posted by on Mar 29, 2010 in Team Blog

Within the last couple of weeks, deeply offensive terms (such as “nigger” and “faggot”) have been loudly shouted at such people as Rep. Jim Lewis, a prominent civil rights worker, and...

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