Posted on: January 31, 2023 Posted by: vudfc Comments: 2

Slow. The. %$#@. Down

By Matt Gordon The other day I was driving my family home. It was ordinary: kids were yelling and fighting and crying, while I drove on in some Walter Mitty state—ta-packeta-pocketa-pocketa . . . I was broken from my reverie and back to the clamor of the car, and the world, by a man walking his dog on the sidewalk. He mouthed words at me—at us—and the sheer size and…

Posted on: January 27, 2023 Posted by: vudfc Comments: 0

Run Away Success

By Matt Gordon I’ve taken some time off from Friday Follies because I was busy writing a book. But you probably already knew that, didn’t you? Who hasn’t heard of the latest bestseller these days? And yes, my most recent book is a bestseller. At the time of this writing, it ranks in the top 50 (thousand) of all books sold on Amazon! That’s right! Top 50 (thousand)! Pretty impressive.…

Posted on: January 27, 2023 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 0

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Zach and Matt talk about their favorite Coach Dennis Gates and the new Missouri tradition – Gates Out.

Posted on: January 20, 2023 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 0

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Zach and Matt discuss Missouri Basketball and a challenging fan.

Posted on: January 13, 2023 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 0

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Zach and Matt talk Draugr Overlords and Wildcard Weekend along with Missouri Basketball.

Posted on: December 30, 2022 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 0

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Zach and Matt talk coaches, mountain dew, coaches, mizzou, coaches…and Missouri Men’s Basketball. 0

Posted on: December 21, 2022 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 0

All is Calm – VU Worship Night Videos 2022

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and hoping that All Is Calm. Video 1:We hope you find some calm among the chaos of the Christmas season realizing that, “for unto us a child is born”. Carve out a few minutes to consider the Christmas story afresh… Video 2: If Jesus were simply born, it would be incredible. But the reason he was born elevates it to life-changing, inspiring, compelling, dramatic, hopeful,…

Posted on: December 19, 2022 Posted by: vudfc Comments: 0

All is Calm: The Journey from Chaos to Calm

By Kelly Wright Christmas time is hereHappiness and cheerFun for all that children callTheir favorite time of year by Lee Mendelson Christmas time is here. Lots of exciting parties, presents, and lots and lots of engagements! According to The Wedding Report’s Complete Wedding Market Report for the United States, 15.5 percent of all engagements take place within the final month of the year. On average, 1,825,743 couples become engaged each…

Posted on: December 16, 2022 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 0

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Zach and Matt talk World Cup PK’s, Cardinals, Missouri vs. Kansas and sharing water.

Posted on: December 14, 2022 Posted by: vudfc Comments: 0

In the Bleak Mid-Winter

By Rhonda Maydwell Despite the songs that depict Christmas as a rocking around a tree, holly-jolly, everyone telling you to be of good cheer, chestnut roasting, winter wonderland, most wonderful time of the year… that’s a far cry from the reality of the first Christmas. The setting of the first Christmas was that of an engaged couple heading to town, not to buy gifts and catch the Nutcracker performance, but…

Posted on: December 12, 2022 Posted by: vudfc Comments: 0

All is Calm – The Wise Men

By Brock Bondurant The Gospels according to Matthew and Luke are known, especially at this time of year, for their accounts of Jesus’ birth. But gospel writer, John, also has his own birth narrative. In Revelation 12, John describes the birth of the Messiah. However, this account appears to be the description of an astronomical event: “A great portent appeared in heaven…” (Revelation 12:1). This portent, or sign, gives us…

Posted on: December 9, 2022 Posted by: vufc2 Comments: 0

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Zach and Matt talk Cardinals, World Cup and Missouri Basketball. Will there be a Christmas miracle?

Posted on: December 5, 2022 Posted by: vudfc Comments: 0

All is Calm: The Shepherds

By: Walt Walton People struggle during this time of year. We occupy a broken world where there’s chaos, disease, gossip, death, thorns and thistle. Seasons come and seasons go, ever-changing plans, thorns and thistle. Then the holiday season rolls in and the days seem to speed up. We try to control time but reluctantly find it controls us; the more we try to control things, the more things get out…