Posted on: October 29, 2020 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 0

Spooky Sports!!!!!!!

Episode XVII – Bad impressions, worse costumes—the guys talk Halloween and much else in a game of Trick or Treat. Waterslides, fly-eating, mall-walking, and more. Happy Halloween from SPORTS!!!!!!

Posted on: October 28, 2020 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 0

Good Soil for Your Faith

By Jeremy Linneman Jeremy Linneman is lead pastor of Trinity Community Church, a church he planted in Columbia, Missouri. Prior to planting Trinity, he was a staff pastor of Sojourn Community Church in Louisville, Kentucky, for seven years. He is author of Life-Giving Groups: “How-To” Grow Healthy, Multiplying Community Groups (Sojourn Network, 2017). Jeremy and his wife, Jessie, have three sons and spend most of their free time outdoors. Earlier…

Posted on: October 28, 2020 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 0

Gab Bag – Movies and Stuff

This week the gang reminisces about going to see movies in the theater. The popcorn, the candy, the waiting and waiting and waiting to go to the bathroom for fear you’ll miss a crucial moment, and the conversations on the drive home. Most agree, the theater experience is one we’ll miss as the Holiday season of 2020 approaches. Join the conversation to hear who the dissenting opinion belongs to, and…

Posted on: October 27, 2020 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 0

Meet Kelly Wright

Enjoy a cozy conversation between Matt and our friend (and soon to be co-worker) Kelly Wright. To hear more from Kelly, read this short but powerful post she shared with us last month.

Posted on: October 26, 2020 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 2

Jonah Week 7

Whilst car shopping during a pandemic Matt begins to focus on a certain feature, a plug. In doing so he starts to miss the bigger picture. By focusing on this tiny feature he may never even use he misses seeing whole of the vehicle that will be transporting him and his family for years to come. In a similar way, we do this with the story of Jonah. Tune in…

Posted on: October 22, 2020 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 0

Sports!!!!!

Episode XVI – The guys leave it all out there . . . and by “it” we mean sports clichés. They also preview their Halloween Episode and, of course, talk Matt’s new passion: Chicago Bears Football. Sports!!!!!!

Posted on: October 22, 2020 Posted by: vudfc Comments: 0

The Lost Boys and Girls

Hand-washing and voting reminders echo a disturbing trend: the reticence to grow up. We are being “parented” toward moral immobilization.

Posted on: October 21, 2020 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 0

Gab Bag – RBG

Last week we (notoriously) drew RBG out of our Gab Bag, so hang on to your jabots as we attempt to discuss a life of perseverance and quiet, but bold, confidence.

Posted on: October 19, 2020 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 0

Jonah Week 6

This week we start with a question: Do you have an idol? Most of us do, if we really think about it. Join us this week as we contemplate more curious twists as we keep journeying through the ancient story Jonah. And. . . we might even hear a story or two about the great ball player, Ozzie Smith.

Posted on: October 15, 2020 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 0

Sports!!!!!!!

Episode XV – The guys talk champions: LeBron, LSU, and, of course, the GOAT, Nick Foles. No lions make an appearance, but there is plenty of tiger talk and more than enough bears to go around. SPORTS!!!!!!!

Posted on: October 15, 2020 Posted by: vudfc Comments: 0

In Jeopardy

Fifteen minutes on the internet confirms what we already know: we are a culture in jeopardy. What is the answer? Better: what is the question?

Posted on: October 14, 2020 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 0

#Blessed

By Ellen Nimmo “I’m ready,” my coworker and friend replied without question or pause after I asked “How are you doing?” in the office kitchen a couple months back.  After about a half-second of confusion, I knew.  And it made me chuckle in discomfort and smile in a synchronicity of heart.  He meant, I’m ready for the new heavens and the new earth.  I’m ready for Jesus to return my…

Posted on: October 14, 2020 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 0

Gab Bag – Thai Duck Army

This week we had the odd pleasure of discussing an “army” of ducks. Thai ducks to be exact, oh and Pixar movies. And the strange phrase, “You had me at bird feces.” Check out the 10,000 farming ducks in the video below and join the discussion by listening in and telling us what you think in the comment section. p.s. – we’re also soliciting ideas for other ways we could…