No Longer at Ease: Advent 2016

Wait for it… The season of advent is sometimes a hard one to wrap my head around, really; I noticed that carols were being pumped through the speakers at the mall weeks before Thanksgiving, while I was hunting for new wool socks in preparation for winter. We think of advent as a season of hope; […]

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Sermon: Come Near, Neighbor.

Again, God weeps, and says “this is not what it means to be a neighbor.” I have to admit it: I’m feeling particularly fragile this morning. On Wednesday night, my wife Rachel and I heard about the shooting of Philando Castile only two miles from our home, and decided to stand with the grieving community that […]

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