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Teaching Luther’s Small Catechism at Camp Wapo

What do you get when you combine a over sixty middle school students, fifteen high school students, a bunch of energetic college students, a beautiful campground, an amazing staff of leaders and teachers, and Luther’s small Catechism? You get my week. I get to experience Easter’s Confirmation Camp at Wapogasset Lutheran Bible Camp for the […]

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Middle School and the Good Life

Is it possible to experience The Good Life while sleeping on a tile floor on a deflated air mattress in the basement of a church, leading a group of middle school students 24/7 for a whole week? I stand to confess that yes, it is possible–not easy–but possible. Let me explain. I spent the last […]

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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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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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Can You Help Name This Big Bible Event?

What do you get when you take a cartoonist/actor/theologian/preacher (that’s me) and a room full of enthusiastic, eager-to-learn people (that’s you, hopefully) and challenge them to learn the BIG STORY of the ENTIRE BIBLE in SIX HOURS? You get the BIG BIBLE EVENT happening Saturday, October 11, 2014 9am – 3pm Grace Lutheran Church Here’s […]

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VBS: The Movie

OK, one more distraction before I get back to my dissertation writing. My son, Ethan, edited all the footage from VBS this year into one continuous movie (he also played one of the leads). #hifivesforJesus. Yes, the awkward Bible School Leader Dan is yours truly. This was so much fun! Enjoy!

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