What’s in a Trillion? A Lot!

It’s going to happen. 1.9 Trillion. Boom ... mind blown. Can you grasp that amount. $1,900,000,000,000. That’s a lot of zeros. In 2009, Zimbabwe introduced a 1 trillion dollar note. This sounds like only a few people will ever be able to have that in their wallet. But to be clear, it was really only... Continue Reading →

Reframe Your Perspective

How do you look at your problems, your trials and tribulations? How do you frame the scenario? In a discussion yesterday, I talked about how we see circumstances through our experiences, our emotions, our environment, and our education. These and other parameters help us frame the way we see it. Like a relationship. Experience says... Continue Reading →

It Went Over My Head

Have you ever been to a meeting, had a web conference, watched a TED talk, or listened to a podcast and the entire time they spoke over your head? Not necessarily in your ability to understand ... but in your ability to implement. Yesterday, I participated in a Zoomified Web Conference on Technology in the... Continue Reading →

Random Pics

One of the new iOs widgets I have come to enjoy is the random photos - taken from my overstuffed photo albums. Pics rotate throughout the day and it’s a delight to see them. Far beyond ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’ - these widget produced wonders deep into my soul. I also love... Continue Reading →

PastorDude Podcast #5

It's Wednesday, and that means PastorDude's Podcast. This week, a little cancel culture pushback with a reading of Dr Suess. Click here ... or click the image below to open a new window to listen. Run Time ... 5min20sec

Read Across America Day

I encourage you to pick up a book, log on to iBooks, or at least listen on Audible ... and read a book today. It is national reading month and there is great adventure in the written word. So to honor today and this month, I share some wisdom from that favorite doctor of readers... Continue Reading →

City On the Edge of Forever

It has been ranked the top episode of all the Star Trek universe productions. It won awards, which was rare for the original series (TOS). It first aired in April 1967; and in this episode, the cast was joined by guest star Joan Collins as the pivotal character Edith Keeler. Time travel is tricky, and... Continue Reading →

A Picture Is Worth …

Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ. For this I toil, struggling with all his energy that he powerfully works within me.Col 1.27-28 Be warned. Be educated. Be encouraged. - God is with you, God is for you, God loves you.

Who is comfortable in your church?

We go a long way to make people comfortable at church - heating, padded seats, ample room, proper sound equipment, kids and nursery programs so parents can be distraction free, seeker sensitive, guest friendly, Covid Proactive measures, and so on. But sometimes we make it too comfortable for things that may be culturally unhealthy. After... Continue Reading →

PastorDude’s Podcast #4

As a young 3 year old - Calvin decided to hide at church. Ands like Mary & Joseph looked for Jesus, we looked for my son. Fortunately, it didn't take 3 days to find him. Looking for and using Teachable Moments ... 7min listen. Click the artwork below or here to open the audio player.... Continue Reading →

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