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I’m Not the Hero (and Neither Are You)

It’s Vacation Bible School week at the church I minister with, which means that everything is twice as busy, twice as messy, and twice as stressful as usual. Children of all ages are running around, doing crafts, singing songs, and learning about some of the heroes of the faith from staff that are dressed like, … Continue reading


Voting With Jesus In Mind

Another election season is upon us. It’s a time of red vs. blue, mudslinging, divisive rhetoric and commercials filled with spinning half-truths. During times like this Christians often get pulled to one of two extremes: Endorse one candidate while painting all who don’t share that view as somehow less than spiritual, or… Abandon the political … Continue reading


Small Can Be Good

It’s no secret that I live in a rural area. Our entire county has less than 14,000 people living in it. My daughter’s senior class has less than 100. To say we’re small is an understatement, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. Small can be a good thing. Let’s take sports as an … Continue reading