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What Would Thad Do?

I am no plumber. In fact, every time I think of doing something outside of my vocation, pastor, I hear Jerry's words, "It's hard on a preacher to sweat." This coming from a strapping fellow accustomed to hauling hay, cutting calves, and planting cotton. (more…)

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Community Witness

Human beings look for meaning behind every event and experience. Maybe not all look for meaning, but many do. The Church continues to grapple with how to talk or describe the meaning of the death and resurrection of Jesus. That is not likely to change. (more…)

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Remembering Mr. Mott or, My First Encounter With An Ask-Assertive Teacher

He should not take the blame. I am likely not the only one who took something from Larry Mott during their high school days at Northwest Classen. No, I did not take one of his pens. (more…)

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The Sequel? or Living the End(ing) of Mark

What would it mean to Harry Potter fans had J.K. Rowling stopped her series at the second book? Or, how would it play out had we not had the rest of the story in the Hunger Games Triology? Or, what would we make had there been only the first installment of, The Lord of the Rings? (more…)

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METALHEAD: Grief and the Birth of God

Grief paralyzes. Its eerie tentacles reach deep to grab the voice. Silence is Grief’s agent, Anger its expression, and Fear is its fuel. (more…)

Community Witness

Community Witness

Human beings look for meaning behind every event and experience. Maybe not all look for meaning, but many do. The Church continues to grapple with how to talk or describe the meaning of the death and resurrection of Jesus. That is not likely to change.Read More

The Sequel? or Living the End(ing) of Mark

The Sequel? or Living the End(ing) of Mark

What would it mean to Harry Potter fans had J.K. Rowling stopped her series at the second book? Or, how would it play out had we not had the rest of the story in the Hunger Games Triology? Or, what would we make had there been only the first installment of, The Lord of the Rings?Read More

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