'Strange Stories Sermon Series' Tagged Posts

When Pigs Fly

Have you ever found something hiding in plain sight? While I don’t remember the specifics, I’m sure I’ve had this experience: something has gone missing, I spend way too long looking for it, only to find it at a later time in plain sight. As a bonus, it’s often in a place I checked two or three times during my search. Has that ever happened to you? I’m not sure why or how this happens. It seems like we just…

Smackdown

We like to wrestle in our family. We call it roughhousing, and it usually involves the older kids jumping and diving on me, but our youngest even gets involved sometimes. There’s an axiom that we always remind our children about when we do it though: All good roughhousing ends in tears. Inevitably, someone bonks their head or bangs an elbow or stubs a toe. Crying ensues, and we know it’s time to end the game. We hug, comfort, eventually settle…

Whose Baby Is It Anyway?

One of my least favorite things to do as a parent is mediate between my children about who gets what. I usually do breakfast at our house. At one point, this involved a lengthy debate about who gets what chair, so we went to seat assignments that change each week. After the seating issue, we have to deal with what bowl to use. Or what cup. Or who gets which plate. And of course, both kids almost always want the…