Category Archives: Call and Vocation

Mission Possible

I was asked to write something about Mission Development and Redevelopment – here it is. I need to make a confession.  I love the church.  I love the idea of the church- the promise of community coming together and the … Continue reading

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I Just want to be God

Here’s a confession: part of me wishes I was God and God wasn’t.  It’s true.  I feel kind of weird putting that thought to paper but the more I think about it I come to this conclusion- life would be … Continue reading

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“Trust Me” ~ God

I am going to try and write more this year.  Not really for anyone.  More for myself.  It seems that so often my own study of scripture is spent in preparing for sermons or Bible Study and each year I … Continue reading

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Now What?

Now what?  Have you ever seen the movie Finding Nemo?  At the end of the movie, the fish escape the tank in the dentist office and manage to roll across the highway into the ocean to freedom.  Only problem is … 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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Beers, Hymns, Community Together

Last night we hosted our first Beers and Hymns at Right Brain Brewery in Traverse City.  This was by no means an original idea as other churches and bodies have done this in various places across the country and even … Continue reading

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Holy Moments in Holy Week

    My week has been filled with amazing moments of grace…I wanted to share a little. It was one of those things- those things that will never ever leave me.  Sunday night, at the end of our Palm Sunday … Continue reading

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