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Souvenirs of Faith

We associate souvenirs with traveling, but we also keep them to remind us of faith milestones. A family baptism gown, a signed Bible — these things help us remember moments that shape our identity as people of God.

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So, What Do YOU Do?

“Pastor” is a word that I like. I have good associations with it and sometimes it’s helpful to use because it opens the door. But sometimes I have to let it go and find more creative ways to communicate what I do. 

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Being a Committed Community

Strengthening our commitment practices, including the practice of profession of faith, calls us to name the idolatries that tempt us and intentionally embody a different way of being.

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Faith as Power?

Is faith power? Or is it trust? I've struggled to make sense of the verse "If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, tell this mountain to be cast into the sea." Can you help shed any light?

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found

The new short board book, found (yes, all lowercase letters) by Sally Lloyd-Jones, is a great way to introduce kids to Psalm 23. I can see this book as a great bedtime book for a toddler. 

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7 Powerful Faith Formation Tools

As pastor of spiritual formation at my church, I have a lot of faith formation "tools" in my toolbox. Some are very specific. Some are weirdly shaped. Here are 7 of my favorite and most powerful tools. 

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Study Bible Apps?

Do you have a favorite Bible app? Willing to share? I'm looking to purchase a study version that would also supply historically accurate maps, as well as cross-reference information. 

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Worship That Welcomes

My church has approximately 40 different denominational backgrounds represented. In such a diverse group, the tendency is to go "wide," stripping worship to singing and a message. But what if we opted to go "deep" instead?

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And Yet, Still Religious

It makes me cringe sometimes — standing in church pews, planting mustard seeds, telling someone I’ll pray for them. And yet, I’m still religious because sometimes my faith needs the religion.

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