Category Archives: Pastoring

Monday Morning Meditation: Hope in God

Psalm 42 is an oft quoted Psalm for it’s pictorial use of a deer looking for water.  What’s often not realized is the tenor of David’s soul as he wrote the Psalm.  He was a man who was undoubtedly depressed.  … Continue reading

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Waterparks, Boys, and Abusing the Church

In spite of being sick this last weekend, we took the boys to an indoor waterpark this last Monday to celebrate the start of Spring break.  The anticipation and excitement about the trip was overwhelming for the boys demonstrated by … Continue reading

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Super-hero Blogs…something my boys taught me about the landscape of Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism

As I sit here on my day off, I’m watching my two boys pretend to be “super-heroes”.  One is embracing his love for “Iron Man” and the other is climbing walls, couches, and tables as “Spider Man”.  Amusing to say … Continue reading

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Between Two Worlds

Roughly ten years ago a prominent “fundie” pastor said to me in a conversation:  “We need to stop asking where guys went to school, and who they read.  We need to get back to asking what they believe.”  While I … Continue reading

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A Few Short Thoughts on Lent

Fat Tuesday, Ash Wednesday, the Lenten season, and Mardi Gras….these are all terms that have quickly entered into the public foray of discussion both amongst unbelievers and believers.  I was first introduced to the idea of Lent some 15 years … Continue reading

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