MUSIC MONDAY | No Pictures of Jesus

My favorite episode of my favorite TV Show is what this song is all about. Remember that scene from Good Times when JJ painted a picture of black Jesus? Classic! Does it matter what Jesus looked like? I would say what matters is what Jesus looks like through you. Check out this song: No Pictures of Jesus Not used to listening to hip hop? Follow the lyrics: Verse 1I don’t care if Jesus is white…..

Now you can understand a procrastinator

I know people like you!

You mock people like me.

You get-things-done-in-a-timely-manner people always make fun of us procrastinators.  Yes, I am a procrastinator.  In fact, I’m a Pro procrastinator.

One time in seminary, I decided to do an assignment early.  It was a bit difficult to muster the right attitude to get it done.  But I finished the paper about 10 days before it was due.  I laughed about it and considered it a blessing from Baby Jesus.

Baby Jesus forgot to remind me to turn the paper in on time.

I lost a whole letter grade because it was late.

Since then I’ve learned that I’m a procrastinator and there’s nothing wrong with that.  It’s how I work best. And my work gets done.  And it gets done well.

Here’s a great explanation of how a procrastinator’s brain (kind of) works.

Stay blessed…john

Yet Not I But Through Christ in Me

I love CityAlight!  I’ve listened to their albums and appreciate their ability (willingness) to create songs that are meant for congregations to sing together.  The music is good and the writing is wonderful. Here’s their latest single: Yet Not I But Through Christ in Me For through the law I died to the law, so that I might live to God. I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but…..

A good bad lip reading

 

I don’t think I’ve watched one of these that I haven’t laughed at.  Oh, and don’t think I haven’t considered doing one for church.  Just think about what all those people are saying during worship 😉

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Stay blessed…john