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A Word to the White Preacher

Jan Edmiston’s post is called “Preaching While White” and is worth the read. It is timely for me as I am currently reading through the Religious Education Journal issue dedicated to Race and Religious Education. One thing that I am gleaning from these readings and my continued work in Social Trinity and relational ontology is […]

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What is Your Image of God?

Our groups studying the book Renew Your Life by Kai Nilsen are underway! One group meets on Wednesday Evening and another group meets on Sunday Evening. Both groups are already engaging in deep and meaningful conversation. This week we discussed the first renewable energy: Grace. Everything–life itself–is a gift from God. When we can reimagine […]

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Connecting to Creation in Suburbia

Our youth director, Kristi Larson, is gone on the youth mission trip this week, so she asked me to fill in for her at Summer Stretch tomorrow. The topic is Caring for God’s Creation. We will meditate on Psalm 8 and reflect on how we can care for God’s creation in everyday life. This seemed […]

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What is Conversion?

What is conversion? Is it a one-time experience, or is it a continual process that lasts, hopefully, a lifetime? Richard Rohr is a writer that has challenged my thinking and relationship with God for over a decade. His recent newsletter raised the issue of conversion. It’s worth the read. This reminded me of Walter Conn’s […]

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Confirmation 2016

The Confirmation class of 2016 took the next big step in their faith journeys on Sunday afternoon. We got to welcome 32 new adult members into our congregation. I have traveled with these wonderful young adults for the past four years as I have had the privilege to teach their catechism and Own Your Faith […]

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