Empty Pews and Open Ears
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Empty Pews and Open Ears

It’s something I have done since my first ministry. On Fridays I walk through the empty sanctuary, sit in each pew, and pray. I pray for the people who will sit there, whoever they may be. I pray that something happens to touch their hearts, strengthen their faith, or encourage them to live radically for … Continue reading

Election Reflections
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Election Reflections

Half of the country woke up this morning saying, “Great! Another four years!”  The other half rolled out of bed, poured themselves a cup of sarcasm and said, “Great. Another four years.”  Regardless how you voted, this one truth is certain: we are not a United States of America despite the soaring rhetoric from both … Continue reading