Celebrating through Stewardship- October 2020

“To sacrifice something is to make it holy by giving it away for love.” --Frederick Buechner in Wishful Thinking I had a volunteer office administrator for my first three months of ministry; she was an amazing and valuable help to me in getting to know the congregation and a great support.  The only problem [...]

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Defining Love… – March 2020

Love can be a fuzzy word.  Over the course of my life, I’ve expressed my love (of course) for family and friends…but also for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, Chicago Cubs, a handful of grade school crushes, days off, Thanksgiving breaks, and cheesecake.  Even the self-awareness brought by writing article led me to consider how often [...]

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Thanksgiving Reminds Us to Give Thanks Each Day – November 2019

Some of you may have noticed that I sometimes begin prayers with the phrase “Lord, we come to you with thankfulness.”  This is not an accident or some rote memorization…it is something that is intentional and learned.  They are words that my grandfather always started his prayers with as we gathered around the table [...]

By |2020-09-17T10:11:21-05:00November 1st, 2019|Northminster Times|Comments Off on Thanksgiving Reminds Us to Give Thanks Each Day – November 2019
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