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Lame Duck Musings

02/28/18

I’m already hearing persons lovingly referring to me as “lame duck” pastor.  A lame duck is someone who is still in a position but whose successor has already been named.  “Lame” or not, I still have four full months to be your pastor, and I’m excited about the possibilities we have before I try retirement […]

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A Christian Response to Human Need

02/21/18

I believe politics and the church should be separate.  As a pastor and church leader, I will never advocate for a particular politician or political party.  I will do this in my private life, but not in my role in the church.   However, I will advocate for meeting human need, as well as issues […]

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Learning from the Life of Jesus

02/14/18

  Lent begins February 14 and extends until Easter on April 1. During this season, I will be preaching on the theme “Learning from the Life of Jesus.” We know many of the words of Jesus. His teachings rank among the best-known words in all the world, even beyond Christianity.  However, he also taught with […]

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Transition

02/07/18

Recall for a moment a major transition in your life.  It could be a graduation, a wedding, the birth of a loved one, a new job, or moving to a new home.  In each case, most of us are apprehensive about the change, since we leave what is familiar to move into uncharted territory.  Even […]

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