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Covenant Without End

I’m guilty of romanticizing fall. When Labor Day rolls around I’m flooded with nostalgia and a sense of excitement. I have an urge to go out and buy new clothes and new shoes. My Facebook feed is flooded with first-day-of-school … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Crime Scene

I never thought I’d be spending time at murder scenes. Yet, too often, this is where I find myself as a member of a Police Community Support Team. When there is a critical incident, team members receive a text. Just … Continue reading

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A Letter from a Tired Pastor

Dear white Christian folks and other interested parties; I begin with this:  God loves you. Because we are joined together in Christ, I love you. I will also say that no one is more white than I am; I have the … Continue reading

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Too Much

Orlando Istanbul Dhaka Bagdhad Baton Rouge Falcon Heights Bullets, bombs, and hatred violate the sanctity of life every day because people hate each other. What can I say as I stand at a homicide scene in today’s early morning on … Continue reading

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Bidding Prayer for Compassion

Come, let us pray for the Church throughout the world. (silence or a time for people to quietly give voice to their concerns) Eternal God, “Teach us to count our days that we may gain a wise heart.” Too often … Continue reading

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Something about Boats and Storms

RCL – June 24, 2012 – Fourth Sunday after Pentecost 1 Samuel 17:(1a, 4-11, 19-23), 32-49 with Psalm 9:9-20 or Job 38:1-11 with Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32 2 Corinthians 6:1-13 Mark 4:35-41 I might as well say up front that I … Continue reading

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Noah and Other Thoughts

RCL – First Sunday in Lent – 2/26/12 Genesis 9:8-17 Psalm 25:1-10 1 Peter 3:18-22 Mark 1:9-15 Freezing followed by flooding in along the Danube River. Journalists killed in Syria. Austerity Laws in Greece and Portugal. Russia warns Israel against … Continue reading

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