Category Archives: Practical Theology

A Snowy Advent Morning

It was quiet and dark this morning. The cold keeps people in and reminds us that we aren’t as invincible as we like to think. This morning, even though I scrapped my windshield, there were still lots of ice crystals … Continue reading

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Flood Relief

September 12th marked the beginning of the flood. People went home early. Things were strange that day. Roads started closing. Water started pouring out of its banks. People were trapped, evacuated, and displaced. My road home from work was dry. … Continue reading

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Faith and Work

Many people have discussions and questions about faith and works. What do we have to do, or not do to be acceptable to God. But today, I am not talking about works, I am talking about work. How do our … Continue reading

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A Long Journey (2600+ miles)

We live in a beautiful country. This past week Erik and I drove through much of it as we went to see family in Birmingham, Alabama. We had a great time and all the prayers for safety as we traveled … Continue reading

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Christian Conferencing

The main purpose for Annual Conference in the United Methodist church in years gone by was to connect pastors again. Bringing all the pastors together from their far flung various appointments to three and four point circuits, brought joy to … Continue reading

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Make A Difference Day

May 19th we are going out into our community to make a difference. We all make a difference every day we live. Some differences are more beneficial than others. This week we have specific projects that will help us actualize … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit

Holy, Holy, Holy, God of wisdom awaken in me the joy and purpose you have for me. Thank you for the dance you created through breath, life, and hope. I am so grateful for the newness that comes because of … Continue reading

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