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REV’S REFLECTIONS: BUT IT’S FREE!

REV’S REFLECTIONS: BUT IT’S FREE!

It was one of the coldest days that Chicago has experienced this winter; single-digit temperatures with strong winds.  But the weather didn’t keep people from waiting in a long line for tickets. They were there for hours before the doors would open and within minutes they were…   Read More »

REV’S REFLECTIONS: THE BLACKHAWKS AND CHANGE

REV’S REFLECTIONS: THE BLACKHAWKS AND CHANGE

"I knew I wasn't going to play forever, and I accepted it," Ben Eager said. "It's nice to have a little break from the game, but suddenly you're not around the guys and you don't have the same routine and schedule. No nice planes and buses.” Playing hockey was…   Read More »

REV’S REFLECTIONS: SIMPLY COMPLEX

REV’S REFLECTIONS: SIMPLY COMPLEX

Four nights in a row! Our preschool ministry had a presentation of the Christmas story for each of their four sessions. I attended each presentation and spoke briefly to parents and grandparents at the end of the program. The story was presented in song and the traditional characters…   Read More »

REV’S REFLECTIONS: SAD REALITY

REV’S REFLECTIONS: SAD REALITY

I recently heard an interview with movie director, Kenneth Lonergan, by host Terry Gross on her program Fresh Air.  Lonergan is the director of a recently released movie, Manchester by the Sea. During the interview, Gross pointed out the powerful use of music in the background of the…   Read More »

REV’S REFLECTIONS: CUPCAKES CRUMBLE

REV’S REFLECTIONS: CUPCAKES CRUMBLE

Following the recent presidential election, a local college had a rally on campus to “offer words of encouragement to all, light candles of peace and speak of unity.” Apparently the results of the election caused a big divide on campus. At a gathering of campus Democrats, they…   Read More »

REV’S REFLECTIONS: TRAIN YOUR BRAIN

REV’S REFLECTIONS: TRAIN YOUR BRAIN

One of the important factors in success when it comes to any athletic endeavor is muscle memory. Regardless of the sport, practicing whatever is required over and over again trains your muscles to react to the situation without having to think. Hitting a baseball thrown at 90+ miles…   Read More »

REV’S REFLECTIONS: STARBUCKS, THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION AND JESUS

REV’S REFLECTIONS: STARBUCKS, THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION AND JESUS

I am a frequent customer at Starbucks. About ten days ago they introduced new green cups for their beverages. At first glance you could notice that the cups had human figures on them. There was an explanation on the Starbucks website: “A single line connects the figures. A coffee…   Read More »

REV’S REFLECTIONS: ELECTION OBSERVATION

REV’S REFLECTIONS: ELECTION OBSERVATION

You’re probably going to be disappointed. I am going to write about our current election process, but I am not going to endorse a candidate, or take a position on an issue, or even tell you how Jesus would vote. I am going to make an observation about current political advertising.…   Read More »

REV’S REFLECTIONS: CUBS FEVER

REV’S REFLECTIONS: CUBS FEVER

If I didn’t write about the Cubs, I might be asked to leave the Chicago area. To say that Cubs fever has settled in Chicago is a clear understatement. It is at epidemic levels. One sure sign is that news reports indicate that you can get a standing room only ticket for a World…   Read More »

REV’S REFLECTIONS: COMMITMENT

REV’S REFLECTIONS: COMMITMENT

“My boys and I are going away for a few days, but we’ll be back for worship on Sunday.”                It was an indication of commitment. He is an elected leader in our church and feels a…   Read More »

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