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Some thoughts on bringing babies to Jesus – and what keeps them away from his intentions.  Our worship on August 23 was anchored in Luke 18:15-17, Colossians 3:21, and Proverbs 22:6… 1,866 more words


Youth Mission 2015 Update #4

In a few hours we’ll be loading up the vans and heading for Pittsburgh. Most of us are a little sore. All of us will be ready for a good night’s sleep. 1,697 more words


A miserable inevitability

Wearing shoes made of socks seems like a very Comme des Garcons idea. But actually, these kicks are a collaboration between Japanese sneaker brand Buddy… 143 more words


Youth Mission 2015 Update #2

I sat with John, the Farm Manager here at Deep Roots, as the young people from Crafton Heights were buzzing around us engaged in a variety of tasks. 555 more words


Malawi 2015 #3

I am pleased to report that the 2015 International Partnership visit in Malawi has begun in earnest! After the wonderful welcome we received at Chileka Airport, we spent our first night on African soil at the Grace Bandawe Conference Centre, a delightful hostel on Synod grounds. 749 more words


Bystanders and Standing By

On July 12 our congregation commissioned a team of three travelers to head to Malawi and deepen and extend our partnership with the Mbenjere CCAP in Blantyre Synod.   1,894 more words


After the Fireworks

Sunday, May 31 many of our sisters and brothers in faith were contemplating the mysteries of Trinity Sunday.  At Crafton Heights, we held on to the notion of Pentecost a little longer, and I wondered what life was like for folks after the big displays of God’s power.   2,307 more words