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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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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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Solomon the Prayer Ninja

Sermon on 1 Kings 8:22-30, 41-45 (and Ephesians 6:10-20) — Preached on August 27, 2012 A few years ago, I started following the blog of Jon Acuff who blogs at a self-created site, “Stuff Christians Like.”  If you have never … Continue reading

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book review {{close enough to hear God breathe}}

The story of the book, Close Enough to Hear God Breathe by Greg Paul is one of redemption.  Not necessarily the one time redemption that Christians commonly refer to in Christ, but a redemption that continues to happen throughout our … Continue reading

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a translation of change

New things are scary.  This isn’t headlining news — especially on this blog. New things can also be exciting. This week at McCormick, we had McCormick Days.  This is an annual event that invites pastors, alums, church leaders, and other … Continue reading

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gorgeously ordinary

yesterday, the choir sang a big number that used the phrase, “Jesus is my rock” often.  throughout the song, my head got to creating some images to go along with the song — and i thought of Jesus as a sparkly opal … Continue reading

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how many ___ pastors to change a light bulb?

I’ve seen and heard this joke before — but ran across it again and feel the need to share it with you: At a recent pastor’s retreat each minister in attendance was asked the following question: “How many people does … Continue reading

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