Category Archives: Pastoral Ministry

Stay Woke …

My response to the Las Vegas shootings and how people of faith must respond to the issue of gun violence in our country.

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When Mother’s Day is difficult for you ….

It is for me.   I managed to avoid preaching on Mother’s Day for several years until this year. This link will take you to the video of what I had to say.   Maybe the day would be better … Continue reading

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So, how do you like retirement. Part Deux.

Writing about myself is a chore. I remember the first semester of seminary when I was suddenly sitting in a classroom 23 years after my undergraduate days. One of my first classes involved a weekly exercise of writing a 3-5 page paper about myself. I tired of it quickly Continue reading

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