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A little story about an "inn" - Part 2

Even a basic google search of Romanian Christmas traditions will show that their celebration of Christmas is not much different than how we celebrate it here in the States. 1,231 more words

Sheperding Your Flock

A Pastor is a shepherd.  Every good Pastor, youth worker, small group leader, Sunday school teacher and bus worker should shepherd the flock that God has given them. 604 more words


Lessons From the Theatre

I took theatre arts as a teenager. That is, in school I took a few classes and acted in a couple of plays. But, my main acting experience was in a teen drama group out of our church. 1,261 more words


New Blog of Teen Devotional Topics Launched

Excited about launching a new blog page at topicsforteens.wordpress.com  specifically focused on the life topics of teenagers.  The first five posts have been put on today, with many more to come.  11 more words


My (Seattle) Ferguson: Part I

Making Sense of Ferguson

It’s hard to even make sense of the Ferguson tragedy. Even more so when you consider the geographical and cultural distance between that community and mine in Seattle’s suburbs.I live in a primarily white community with a lot of small, tight knit immigrant communities, but only 2.5% of the population identifying as “Black Alone.” With that said, I have a lot of black friends from around the country and a lot of family who are minorities of color. 397 more words


What Young Preachers Need

It is one of my greatest joys to help mentor young preachers and Christians who are yearning to learn everything they can in order to serve the Lord better.  420 more words


A Little Thing Means a Lot

I stayed in bed far too long yesterday morning. Excitement and fear paralyzed me as I looked forward to the lunch appointment I had on the University of Mary campus with someone who had intervened in one very specific moment in my life over 20 years ago. 1,203 more words