John Goodenough's blog

Words Communicate...

The words we use and how we use them can sometimes communicate something we don’t want or in a way we did not intend it.  Here are some words taken from actual church bulletins; be careful what you write!

Put Down the Ducky!

My wife and I lead a small youth group at our house on Sunday evenings, for any and all local high school students.  We don’t have any food fights and we don’t eat crazy tasting things and we don’t play music at decibels that would wake the dead.  We have food, fun and fellowship.  Our schedule looks something like this; the youth arrive around six o’clock, we eat (sometimes a snack and sometimes a meal), we open God’s Word toge