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Easter in a Good Friday World

“Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.” -Frederick Buechner   “Fear not.” -Jesus   We’ve all …

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The Last Word

Life is what happens when you’re making other plans.


The Small Group Curse

Pastor Brian Jones hooked me with the title of his re-posted blog entry: Why Churches Should Euthanize Their Small Groups.  As a pastor …


Give it up for Lent?

Many Christians observe Lent by “giving something up”.  Should we think about taking something on instead? While Lent may be that time-honored …


A Church in the Middle

We are a church in the middle. I have jokingly referred to the church I serve as “the cemetery with a church …