“Men Should Not Wear Earrings”

About 20 years ago, I sat through a sermon in a church where, at least from what I can remember, the main thrust of the message was that men should not wear earrings. I’m thinking, there must have been more, but that is one of the two vivid memories I have of...

fear

As I was reading in the gospel of Matthew this morning, the topic of fear came up.  I don’t know about you, but I can look back over my life and find way too many decisions that I made because I was afraid. Afraid of what someone will say, afraid of getting in...

Back to Ithaca

Just had two great days in New England with Phil Chorlian (North Jersey Vineyard) and Vineyard Pastors from Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont.  We had some great discussions about planning our worship services, and seeing them as a way to reach out...

My “Pot Thing.”

Phil Chorlian, from the North Jersey Vineyard & I have started doing a coaching network (actually 2) up in New England.  On Tuesday we were up in Maine and while I was talking about my morning routine, I mentioned that I have a pot of coffee before work.  So...

bob is…tired of facebook.

I changed my facebook status.  It had not been updated in 8 days.  I am actually feeling a bit like a crotchety old man about the whole thing. No, I don’t want to play scrabble or texas hold ’em or whatever other games there are…and it has nothing to...

David Linhart

I’m still decompressing a bit after a pretty full week…so I thought I’d write down some brief thoughts as they come to mind… One of the highlights of the past week was without question meeting David Linhart.  David is someone I’ve wanted...