Birthday dinner and “Poole’s Diner” restaurant review

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God. - 1 Corinthians 10:31 Rebekah's birthday treat this year gave me the opportunity to avoid one of the America's most common spelling errors. I could write about Rebekah's birthday "dinner" or her "birthday diner" and be correct either …

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Boxing Day fun – lots of food and even more love

The British celebration of "Boxing Day" (a.k.a. December 26) has a number of stories/explanations attached. But I'll keep it simple and say that - essentially - the tradition stems from the practice of "boxing" up leftovers and sharing them with the less fortunate.

an argument against “warm and serve” Christianity

From the very first day, we were there, taking it all in—we heard it with our own ears, saw it with our own eyes, verified it with our own hands. The Word of Life appeared right before our eyes; we saw it happen! And now we’re telling you in most sober prose that what we …

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wine, cheese, friends, and gratitude

God has made everything suitable for its time; moreover he has put a sense of past and future into their minds, yet they cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end. I know that there is nothing better for them than to be happy and enjoy themselves as long as …

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pasta, steak, and gorgonzola #foodiepost

I haven't written a "foodie" post in some time, so - after three superior meals in the space of three days - here's some good eating for your Saturday entertainment. First, we are remarkably blessed here at WFPC to have our own "director of Food Ministries." Mandy coordinates a wide range of eating at our church, but it's the …

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serving my family as a metaphor for spiritual life #foodie

This morning I'm sitting in the Toyota showroom, waiting for Rebekah's little SUV to be serviced. It's not the best creative writing environment, so I'm going to punt, and offer a new foodie post instead. Yesterday, about to head to the grocery store for routine supplies, I asked Rebekah if she had a recipe in …

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whatever you do, work at it with all your heart… (Colossians 3)

"Whatever you do work at it with all your heart as working for the Lord, not for people." (Colossians 3:23) Today we're celebrating Rebekah's birthday. The official day is Saturday, but we will be driving all day so I proposed a quiet celebration at home, with absolutely-whatever-in-the-world-Rebekah-wants-me-to-cook on the menu for dinner. So we found two …

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