Recipe: Pastor’s Pickled Peppers

I do not like pickles. Pickled cucumbers, that is. I have recently learned that my brother and my step-mother are pickle aficionados. Apparently they try every pickle they can, make mental notes on which ones they like, which they don’t, who makes what kind of pickles and when, what store has what pickles on sale […]

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Recipe: Squash Fritters

In the last couple of recipes I’ve published, I might have disparaged my dad’s cooking just a bit. While I stand by my claim that he was not and is not a gourmand, I do want to clarify that he did more than his fair share to keep my brother and me healthy and well-fed. […]

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A Little Goes a Long Way

It’s a compliment that I hate to get. Since I began the ministry I’ve had this sentiment expressed to me a handful of times in a variety of ways, a variety of phrasings, but they all come down to the same meaning. They are always intended as compliments, fully given with utmost sincerity and kindness, […]

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Your Church Should Have a Garden

Given the sheer prevalence of churches- the fact that there is some kind of church in nearly every community in North America- the local church has the best ability to combat hunger, food injustice and corrupt food systems on a local, immediate level. Even in food deserts, places where healthy food is not available, there […]

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