Month: August 2019

Work (Sermon for August 25, 2019)

I am incredibly lucky. There’s a quote from the writer and theologian Frederick Buechner: “The place where God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger coincide.” It’s a quote that I heard a lot in seminary and continuing ed. Someone would bring it up almost any time

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Kids These Days (Sermon for August 4, 2019)

Many of you know that I’m an amateur musician. I play clarinet and tenor saxophone. And while my clarinet is reserved for things like summer band, I actually practice my saxophone. It sits on a stand in my office at home. Sometimes, I can pick it up and work for an hour or so. Sometimes,

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Invite Someone!

This is a reprint of my column from the August 2019 Carillon Notes. Read the whole newsletter here. In June, Mariah and I had the pleasure of attending the United Church of Christ’s General Synod in Milwaukee. General Synod is when people from across the denomination come together to worship, celebrate, learn, elect denominational officers,

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August Carillon Notes

A new issue of the Carillon Notes is available! Check is out here! And a reminder that the due date for the next Carillon Notes is August 22, 2019.

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