Monthly Archives: September 2014

Keeping It/Us Together

Yesterday, on my first Sunday back leading worship following my three month summer sabbatical, I did something I don’t do very often.  Instead of preaching a sermon, I used the time I would normally preach to engage in a Question … Continue reading

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The Words We Use/Choose

Every pastor has at least one calling card of sorts. By “calling card” I mean a part of the individual’s ministry that best captures its essence. So what’s my calling card? I suppose different folks from the congregation might give … Continue reading

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The Power of “Better”

As I was reading this morning’s business section of the Los Angeles Times, I stumbled upon an article that caught my eye titled “August Auto Sales Read 11-Year High”. The first sentence of the article read, “Consumers streamed into auto … Continue reading

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Changes

A few weeks ago, I wrote my first article for the church newsletter in 3 months.  In that article, I mentioned the importance of things changing.  I said – rather provocatively – “My sabbatical will be entirely wasted if we … Continue reading

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Clarification

I had a great request to clarify what I meant in yesterday’s entry about where I said my goal wasn’t to convert or be converted.  Here’s what I meant by that. While I would love to use my blog as … Continue reading

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