Monthly Archives: March 2016

Easter Sunday

This image of our youngest’s jump into Crater Lake seems like a fitting one for Easter — a day when freedom and joy came to humanity! Holy Week is one of my favorite weeks all year long. With nightly services … Continue reading

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57

On Tuesday, March 22nd, I’ll turn 57. I do not know if 57 ought to “feel” a certain way, but do know it doesn’t feel “old.” In January while reading a story in which a man was described as being … Continue reading

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Prepare the Way

Part of the journey of this year is preparation — not only the actual preparation of buying supplies, coordinating events and speakers, and planning the budget– but more so, and perhaps in a larger sense, the preparation is of the … Continue reading

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The Camino Year (republished from 9/2015)

Beginning in August 2014, the Church Council worked with me on applying for a National Clergy Renewal Grant from the Lily Endowment. I was stunned and overjoyed to learn in August 2015 that we are to be the recipient of … Continue reading

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I Am With You

Whatever this year may bring us, I have this undergirding confidence in the character, purpose and goodness of God. One event that strengthened this for me, was one that took place on a hot June night in 1995. The phone … Continue reading

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Let Me Work

On Tuesday evenings a couple times a month a small group and I meet together as I am teaching them the process of learning and telling stories. The weekly assignment is to tell someone the story, or one of the … Continue reading

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