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Good Sam Sermon

Sermon preached on 7/21/13 at Friendship Presbyterian Churchbased on Luke 10:25-37 ****************************************************************************************************************** So the Good Samaritan story.  Now here is a story that all of us have figured out … and I don’t just mean the people in this room … Continue reading

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a halloween post: fear of spirituality

On Halloween, I find it appropriate to lay out one of my fears — get it out there so I can just deal with it already. Spirituality scares me. Of course, I’m not supposed to be saying this.  I’ve considered … Continue reading

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ordinary transformation

Every Tuesday night,  I have the privilege of being the educational assistant for the Pilgrimage into Faithfulness (PIF) class at the seminary I attend.  This class is required of all first year students and touches on key issues of faith as they are assimilating … Continue reading

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seminarian vs. seminary

Seminary doesn’t always play nice. When I see people that I haven’t seen in awhile (which is most people at this point because free time seems to no longer exist in my world) … they always ask how school is … Continue reading

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to the class of 2012: celebrations and hesitations

it has always struck me how odd the moments are when inspiration and deep thinking meld together to form blog posts in my head.  here i am, on a random, ridiculously foggy monday night.  11:21 p.m…. i haven’t blogged in … Continue reading

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holy saturday is a mud pile.

Today is Holy Saturday. For Christians, it is a day that we often forget exists and struggle to know what to do with it. In terms of emotional clarity — Holy Saturday is a mud pile.  The other days of … Continue reading

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a wolf in my clothing..

If you’re friends with me on facebook or follow me on twitter then you might have noticed this picture in your newsfeed lately: Originally, I posted it with the caption, “This happened today.  Best day ever!”  Reflecting back on that … Continue reading

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