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Beguine Again | The Question

The question recently posed to me was, “What is meaningful to you as you work through grief and loss?” Especially with regards to music, poetry, mantra, meditation. One piece of music that always does it to me is, “The Lord Bless … [Read More...]

Hopeful | On Word, Law and Life: Pathways

Originally posted on Hopeful: Pathways so bright, your word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light for my Path–so well-lit and safer than others. Promising freely, I took an oath, and I will keep it! Righteous regulations show me your way– even when I … [Read More...]

This Day With God | Poem Inspired by Relay for Life

Last Saturday, my family went to the Relay for Life of our community. We’ve attended this event for the past nine years and have dedicated a luminaria in my mom’s memory each year. Here is a link to a poem that was inspired by attending this event: … [Read More...]


Digital Ministry and the Future of the Church

Digital Ministry and the Future of the Church

Digital Ministry" is the future of the church. God is at work in new spaces like social media. Technology informs culture more than ever before. What will it mean to do ministry in this fast changing world. This interview with Rev. Wil Ranney, a … [Read More...]

Inch Deep Mile Wide Faith

A Cure for Mile-Wide and Inch-Deep Religion

CORVALLIS, Ore. (RNS)  I am in this lovely college town to help a congregation discern its path forward. It faces challenges that many church leaders will recognize: leadership, finances, isolation from the surrounding community, not enough young … [Read More...]

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