Monthly Archives: June 2016

I Don’t Like Summer

I guess my title is little over the top. I don’t exactly dislike summer. I guess I’m just finding that as a recovering control freak I really thrive on the regular rhythms of the school year. I find equilibrium in … Continue reading

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Clarity And Faith

Faith in God is not a blind leap, but it isn’t as clear and concrete as a math formula either. Is there any “clarity” in our faith in God when we truly face a deeply complex and messy world? I … Continue reading

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Amazed To Still Be Here

This month, the church I had a small part in planting, turns 10 years old! You have no idea how much of a miracle that sentence is. It’s an act of God that Faith Community Church made it through the … Continue reading

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A Prayer For Orlando

My dear friend, Pastor Rob Patterson, posted on Facebook an appropriately scathing commentary on hateful “christian” commentary following the horrifying events of Orlando along with a beautiful prayer for the people affected by the tragedy. I thought I would share … Continue reading

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Oh Deer!!

I’m enjoying my second round of teaching my kids how to drive a car. My son Michael now has his driver’s permit and so I’ve been driving around town with him in order to help him grow as a safe … Continue reading

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Is It All About “Getting Better” All The Time?

“Nothing could be farther from the truth than the facile belief that God only manifests Himself in progress, in the improvement of standards of living, in the spread of medicine and the reform of abuses, in the diffusion of organized … Continue reading

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Hate Isn’t Too Strong A Word

On Friday the worldwide sport icon Muhammad Ali died due to complications from Parkinson’s disease. I spent an entire weekend seeing video after video showing the all too painfully familiar Parkinson’s “mask” of Ali’s face, his inability to talk even … Continue reading

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