Category Archives: Practical Theology

Baptism

Family has a lot to do with the traditions of Baptism.  Sure, it is first and foremost an initiation into the church, a body of believers, grounded in God, celebrating faith in Christ, and open to the Spirit.  But how … Continue reading

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Six weeks old, already?

The last time I wrote we were waiting for our little guy to emerge, amazing to think it was sunny and warm then.  Today as the ground is covered in snow I am listening to his cry and taking this … Continue reading

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Its a Boy!

Getting ready for a little one has added lots of things to my plate. I have been planning and preparing for the baby’s arrival for months. Before we were ever ready to tell anyone we were expecting our lives started … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Vacation Bible School

Next week we will host a bunch of kids in our “Everywhere Fun Fair.”  The adventure begins Monday morning with assembly and music, and it will all be great.  We need to be inviting as many kids as we can.  … Continue reading

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God’s Slow Work

What a glorious time to be aware of God’s work in our world.  God is at work around every corner.  It will be so exciting to have our walls filled with the shouts and laughter of children during Vacation Bible … Continue reading

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Sand Creek Massacre

It was almost 150 years ago- a massacre on a large scale.  Death of women and children and some of the Chiefs.  The tribes were Cheyenne and Arapaho, the same tribes around our area here in Berthoud at that time.  … Continue reading

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Newness

A blank page has been inviting to me since I was about five years old. The idea of a whole story ready to be told or written is exciting. A similar newness has dawned in the beginning of a new … Continue reading

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