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What's Your Good News?

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

View Full Post   Feeling the heaviness in the world today, Carmen wanted to know about the good news happening in your lives. Turns out, there are a lot of good things happening! Take a listen!!   


Gluten-Free Options: Chicken Chips and Cheese Pizza

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

View Full Post   Dave was surprised to find an ad on his Instagram feed for a gluten-free option, as his diet doesn't usually include that necessity. But when he saw what the product was, he had to click on it to find…


The Morning Cruise Replay - A Thoughtful Tuesday

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

View Full Post   We did a lot of thinking today on The Morning Cruise! Carmen, Dave and Bill all shared some thoughts on the first 5 chapters of The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis. Carmen shared several different translations of Romans 12:10 which led Bill to share from the book, How To Think: A Survival Guide for a World at Odds. We also got to hear your thoughts on the good news in your life. Dave shared the story of an astronaut that didn't think things all the way through. Bill shared a funny story from home about his wife's morning routine. Dave wondered why he had an ad on his Instagram feed for a gluten-free option that had all of us asking, "How do they do that?" And Bill finished off the show with a BIG Word with a lot of thought behind it.


Bill's BIG Word of the Day - equanimity

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

View Full Post   Bill's BIG Word of the Day for Tuesday, June 9th, is 'equanimity'.


The Screwtape Letters - The First 5 Chapters

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

View Full Post   For the month of June, we are reading The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis. This morning, we took a look at the first 5 chapters and what we learned. Bill also shared more on Chapter 5 and how C.S. Lewis addressed war in the text along with a commentary by Dr. Carl Ellis, Jr


Romans 12:10 and How To Think

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

View Full Post   In a conversation with a friend yesterday, Carmen came across Romans 12:10 and shared it from a few different translations this morning. That prompted Bill to share his favorite translation and some thoughts from the book, How To Think: A Survival Guide For A World At Odds. You may also want to read "A Thinking Person's Checklist" at thegospelcoalition.org


A Prayer for Tim Keller

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

View Full Post   Bill shared the news of Tim Keller's pancreatic cancer diagnosis and how he has asked for prayer for our Morning Devotion for Tuesday, June 9th.


Some Thoughts From Bill on 2020

Monday, June 08, 2020

View Full Post     You’ve probably seen plenty of memes on Facebook or other social media talking about how bad 2020 has been so far, trying to find the humor in all the hard and heavy things we’ve experienced this year.…


The Morning Cruise Replay - Musings On A Monday

Monday, June 08, 2020

View Full Post   As we got back in our seats from a rainy weekend, we spent this morning musing over some thoughts on the benefits of Carmen's digital detox weekend, insight from The Screwtape Letters, Pride and Humility, Forgiveness and Certainty. Bill shared how his wedding anniversary was celebrated this weekend. Dave also told us what his return to church was like this weekend, complete with a trip to a restaurant. Carmen got us thinking about FriendRaiser next week. And Dave shared how residents of San Francisco were wondering where a strange sound was coming from. Turns out, it was an iconic spot in the Bay area that was responsible for people singing a different tune.


Bill's BIG Word of the Day - humility

Monday, June 08, 2020

View Full Post   Bill's BIG Word of the Day for Monday, June 8th, is 'humility'.