Monthly Archives: February 2015


What book was written over a 1400 year time span? What book has been translated into more than 1200 different languages? What book has 6 billion copies in print?  What book is really a library of 66 books? You have … Continue reading

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We had a fire in the church kitchen last week. No smoke alarms went off. No fire trucks or fire extinguishers were involved. But there was an emergency involving flames. Actually the flames solved the emergency.  We needed more ashes … Continue reading

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You don’t have to hit me over the head with a brick!

You don’t have to hit me over the head with a brick!  Sara, one of my college friends, repeated that saying over and over. But yes sometimes we did have to hit Sara over the head with a brick. At … Continue reading

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Lifted Up

Last weekend Tara and I went to Detroit to check out the city for this summer’s national youth gathering.  We attended the ELCA Youth Ministry Extravaganza along with over a thousand others who are passionate about youth, faith, and God’s … Continue reading

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