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May 2018

Can social media be a means of sharing the good news of Christ’s love for us? Amidst all of the issues related to technology, can it still be an outlet, a modern-day avenue of reaching people that might not be impacted otherwise? I recently found myself in a new position in ministry that I have never encountered before – being the oldest pastor in a clergy group. My most recent group of colleagues are all younger than me for the first time in my years of ministry. And I quickly realized that......

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LIVING IN FEAR

Greetings! Have noticed how much fear people are living in today? There is fear of terrorism, gun violence, economic stability, technology and health care. There is also fear of change, rejection, loneliness and the complexity...


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I’M SICK OF WINTER!!

I know it is only the middle of February, but I am already sick of winter – the cold, snow, snow removal, lack of outdoor activities, cooped up with kids, cloudy days and the list...


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OUT OF DEATH COMES LIFE

Greetings!   Four deaths in four weeks! That’s what the congregation has dealt with since the first of the year – the loss of four of its own. These things seem to happen in waves,...


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NEW YEAR, NEW BEGINNINGS

So, how has your new year been going? With a new year many times comes thoughts of changes or improvements to our lives. I want to eat better, only to find myself splurging after...


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CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS GONE WILD!

Do you have any Christmas traditions you hold dear that bring the true meaning of Christmas to light? We started a new tradition in our family a few years ago called “Elf on a shelf”....


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GIVING THANKS FOR YOU!

One of the realities of being in ordained ministry is that you meet and deal with a lot of people. Now this can be a two-edged sword – people can surprise you and be...


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Success vs Significance

Several years ago while at a youth event, I attended a session for pastors and youth leaders focusing on support in ministry to young people. The presenter said something at that session that has stuck...


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