September 22, 2021

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January 1, 2021

The Power of the “Next” Note

Dave Brubeck made a jazz listener out of me—and, because Brubeck made a jazz listener out of me, I discovered the theological significance of the next note, which may be a helpful thing for us all to think about as we begin a new year. Not familiar with Dave Brubeck?  […]
November 1, 2020

An Unexpected Advent

So many of our normal activities and traditions have been interrupted or canceled due to the global pandemic.  It’s easy to only think about the things that we’ve missed, and in doing so, our lament can feel deep and unending.  As we approach the season of Advent, it seems difficult […]
July 2, 2019


July 2, 2019

We Lift Each Other Up

October 27, 2017

If We Walk Away Hungry . . .

As Thanksgiving approaches, I am reminded of my childhood and the wonderful ritual that was a part of eating at my grandmother’s dinner table. Whenever you sat down to her table, there would be two meats on the table just for regular, ordinary meals. There would be many vegetables, all […]
October 27, 2017

Toward a Culture of Call

The agenda for our quarterly church conference on November 29 is a full one. The finance committee will present its financial plan for missions and ministry in 2018, the Nominating Committee will propose a slate of church members to serve new terms on various committees, and we will consider deacon-recommended […]
September 27, 2017

Shaped By the Cross of Christ

At the end of this month, Protestant Christians around the world will mark the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s fateful decision to go public with his theological criticisms of the Church in Rome. Historians still debate whether or not Luther actually nailed his 95 Theses to the front door of […]
September 15, 2017

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