I have often said that you cannot write a job description for a pastor. In the seven years now that I have been in pastoral ministry, I have been with families as their loved ones passed from this world into the next, I have played games and made crafts with kids, I have stirred stew […]
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I hate being called an environmentalist. I avoid using the word “environment.” The phrase “climate change” is not in my lexicon. At least at church, that is. Why? Because I have found that these and others like them elicit a knee jerk response from a good number of people in my church. When I’m labeled […]
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I like eating. I don’t just mean that I enjoy the food that I eat (though I do), I mean I like having food to eat. I like being able to eat. I like other people being able to eat, too. Food is necessary to life, and I’m a big fan of living. Which […]
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