Monthly Archives: June 2015


1 Samuel 16:14-23 This is a story about frenemies. A few of you are unfamiliar with that portmanteau, so let’s pause to identify the two words being blended together here: Friend –> FRENEMY <– Enemy A frenemy is a friend who is also kind of your enemy, or an enemy who is still kind of […]

Get Out Of Line

1 Samuel 16:1-13 David’s story starts with seven brothers standing in a line to be chosen.  This is a familiar scene to most of us; we’ve stood in these kinds of lines from time to time. We do it first – and most literally – as little kids. It’s time for P.E. and we’re choosing teams […]