Monthly Archives: October 2014

A Ray of Hope

Picking up on yesterday’s theme of clarity, during my sabbatical I had the opportunity to affirm for myself three areas which I feel particularly called to address in my ministry.  The first area was tending to the relationship between myself … Continue reading

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The Wonders (and Challenges) of Clarity

Since my return from my sabbatical, I’ve learned that having a sense of clarity about one’s life and ministry can be a wonderful and challenging thing to have. A sense of clarity is wonderful in that it helps you identify … Continue reading

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Where Two or Three Are Gathered …

Yesterday I read several articles on a religious topic that riled me up. The articles had to do with the release of a report from the Roman Catholic Church was some were calling revolutionary because it included language that softened … Continue reading

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Pastoral Boundaries

The last couple of weeks I’ve been thinking a lot about the important issue of pastoral boundaries.  This time I’ve been thinking about the issue in a way that is slightly different than you might expect.  I say that because … Continue reading

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Waves of Change

As the reverberations of Monday’s Supreme Court decision regarding same-gender marriage continue to spread across the country, I’ve made sure to spend some time listening to those who are opposed to the spread of same-gender marriage. Why do I do … Continue reading

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