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What Love Looks Like: Birthday Servant

What Love Looks Like: Birthday Servant

Last month, one of our young people had the amazing idea that instead of a traditional birthday party, they wanted to help set up treats on Sunday morning at church to honor their birth.  It was a beautiful moment of service, alternative giving, and a wonderful way to...
What Love Looks Like.

What Love Looks Like.

One of the poetic blessings of life in this north country is that Advent comes with the darkness. Jesus came when the people of God were under the dark shadow of the Roman empire, aching for hope and liberation. They longed for light, just as we long for light. Maybe...
Forming Intentionally Intergenerational Faith

Forming Intentionally Intergenerational Faith

Numbers 14:8 – If the Lord is pleased with us, he will bring us into this land and give it to us, a land that flows with milk and honey. One of the most unique and amazing things about being the church is that it is intergenerational. So few communities can even...
Politics and the Pulpit.

Politics and the Pulpit.

Siblings in Christ, It is good to be back home with you all. Our trip to Tanzania was remarkable in many ways and we look forward to sharing it with you in the weeks to come. It was life-giving to spend time away from email, social media, and most news outlets....
The Moon Tipped Over – Oct. 14

The Moon Tipped Over – Oct. 14

The last day. Nature showed us some fresh stories again today. Fresh kill and lazy, full lions before breakfast. Appetites undaunted, we worked our way through our last breakfast of pancakes (crepes, really) with rhubarb sauce, eggs, baked beans, tomatoes, fresh...