Tag Archives: love

More Like Jesus

Music is so powerful.  I love it.  I take advantage of any time I have in my car, my office, or wherever to blast music and to be moved by it.  Lately I have been listening pretty much non-stop to … Continue reading

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Holy Moments…Holy Ground

“Come no closer! Remove the sandals from your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground.” (Exodus 3:5) I consider my vocation to be the most amazing in the world.  Time and again I am reminded … Continue reading

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Community….CamUnity…power to change the world

I think a lot about community.  It’s part of my nature I think, and part of the work that I get to do.  As a pastor you dream of community working together for the greater good, helping brothers and sisters … Continue reading

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Harvest Living

“You are alive in everything you do.”   These are the words of May Erlewine who I happen to consider one of the most amazing musicians around. I am also blessed to call her a friend and someone who continues to inspire me through … Continue reading

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so what is the church to do anyway?

So a church.  What is it anyway?  We have been talking a lot at Advent about the fact that the church is NOT the building.  This has become especially important as we are hoping to build a new building for our … Continue reading

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serving the neighbor

“Stranded Husband!”  That was the subject line in an email I received this afternoon from a person newly connected with our congregation.  We recently had a snow storm of apocalyptical proportions and many still are without power- he was, and … Continue reading

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Political overload

I’m sick of politics!  Now, this is a hard confession for me to make as I tend to be a bit of a political junky- actively reading various news sources, following the different races on the local, state, and national … Continue reading

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Communities Colliding

Last week Advent became the venue for Sola Gratia as it does each month.  The church building (an old, too small, renovated fire garage- yes the place they used to park the fire engines in-, multi-purpose space became the place where a … Continue reading

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Proceed with Caution…

Be careful.  There, you have been warned.  But really- be careful and move slowly.  If you care to come out from underneath your shell and break out from your space that tends to focus on yourself deeply more than others … Continue reading

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