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The 4th Christian 

I remember when I decided to be all in for God. A thought rose up in my mind are you sure? What if you fall short? 580 more words


Stop Trying to be Tough

Strength is considered an asset in today’s world, isn’t it? We spend countless hours trying to be tougher, sturdier, and harder than anything life can throw at us. 435 more words

Good soil and good cars - a restored 1965 MG 1600 and ministry

“‘Should we pull out the weeds?’ they asked. “‘No,’ he replied, ‘you’ll uproot the wheat if you do. Let both grow together until the harvest.” –

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The Church

The Parable of the Soils (Part 2)

What is the foundation of your heart like?

In the beginning of this series, I talked about how Jesus was referencing the “house” as us; the people and Christians who are called to be the “temples” of the Holy Spirit and how if we don’t have Christ as our foundation then we will be like the “FOOLISH” builder who built his house on the sand and was swept away by the rain, floods, and storms. 918 more words

Biblical Scriptures

Soiled Community

* a sermon preached at New Hope Lutheran Church on July 16, 2017 *

Since sermons are primarily intended to be heard, you can listen along here… 1,211 more words


Good Stuff in the Garbage

Oops! Looks like someone let some good stuff slip into their yard waste. And look at those sunflowers grow! In a mound of waste, these happy flowers have proudly raised their heads and determined to survive, even though meant to be cast off.   238 more words

Faith & Inspiration

Tending Soil or Slinging Mud?

This is the sermon I preached at First Church Simsbury on July 16, 2017, just a couple days after returning from a fabulous vacation to Italy with my family. 1,504 more words