Tag Archives: discipleship

Learning How to Give

You’d think it wouldn’t take much to learn how to give. Just reach into your pocket and give, right? Of course, if you’ve ever spent time in a preschool, you know that there is often a reluctance in giving and … Continue reading

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Questioning My Commitments to “The System”

I leaned over to a pastor friend of mine and said, “It’s events such as this that make me question my commitment to traditional forms of worship and ministry.”
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It ain’t about us

Lectionary 3 (Third Sunday after Epiphany)Isaiah 9:1-4; Psalm 27:1, 4-9; Matthew 4:12-23Sunday, January 23, 2011Sermon manuscript as PDF: Download Lectionary 3 – Year A 2011 Lectionary 3 – Year A 2011 Grace to you and peace, from the one who … Continue reading

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When Ministry Paradigms Collide

Two ministry paradigms collided within me yesterday, but I couldn't tell you what the wreckage looked like, because I'm not sure I really understand what happened.  Yesterday I attended a seminar on preaching stewardship where we heard from a Lutheran … Continue reading

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