Category Archives: Christian

On Sunday afternoon, I found myself not 20 feet away from 40 people carrying loaded firearms …

The good news is this. The momentum is growing on the side of ending gun violence. The good news is this. Any one person can become involved. Continue reading

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Fearless Generosity …

(This was originally published in my church’s monthly newsletter.  It was written while we were in the midst of our annual budget drive.  The theme of the campaign was Fearless Generosity) As to being fearless, I’ll admit that I have … Continue reading

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What does it mean that we’re still here …

(This sermon was preached at Disciples Christian Church on May 25, 2014) SBNR. Anyone know what acronym stands for?  Even if you don’t know it off the top of your head, I’d almost guarantee you’ve heard it. If you’ve ever … Continue reading

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Fragments of the whole …

The following contains excerpts from the sermon I preached Sunday, May 4, 2014.  It was my first Sunday back in the pulpit after bereavement leave following the loss of my son.  I began with many thank-yous to the staff and … Continue reading

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