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The Parable Of Lake Sacajawea

When I drove to Longview for my first interview with the church, the search committee provided me with directions that took me on a small detour. 796 more words

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Cherished Time of Prayer

Here by the river is one of my cherished prayer-spots during this past week’s retreat, where God made his presence felt.

I was touched to receive prayer intentions from so many of you last week. 223 more words

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The Gospel according to the Mikado Controversy

The light opera by Gilbert and Sullivan, “the Mikado”, has been making the news since the Seattle Times editorial columnist Sharon Chan had taken the show to task for its comedic portrait of Japanese people.   1,584 more words

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The Gap

No, this isn’t about the retail chain, thigh gaps, or economic inconsistencies. But there is a gap.

This gap is where so may of us, young adults, fall. 444 more words

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"Let go and let God"

It was a regularly scheduled evening earlier this week.  My wife, Jessica, and I finished dinner, and our entire focus was on getting a toddler to wind down from the day.   655 more words


The Holy Foolishness Of Camping

“Give me the poverty that enjoys true wealth.” Thoreau, Walden

I survived another camping trip with a toddler this weekend. It went a lot smoother than our failed attempt last year.

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My prayer for you

As I begin retreat this evening (Saturday evening, although I’m scheduling this post to go up on Monday), I gather all the intentions you have shared with me, and offer them with you to our loving God. 221 more words

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