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There's a demand for real worship, there is real worship out there

Ya, I’m going to keep up this drumbeat, the evidence continues to mount and I intend to do my best to genuinely pastor a genuine Christian church in response to that evidence. 521 more words

Lutheran Christianity

A Prayer at Pentecost

Come, Lord, and puncture all sadness that slowly burns like the hot coals of unrequited desire. Find the swollen, pulsating nerves of need and soothe them in the cooling condensation of your breath. 113 more words

Christian Spirituality

A Prayer for Pentecost

Today is the Feast of Pentecost in many Christian churches. Here is a poem-prayer I wrote this morning as I was thinking about Pentecost and the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. 247 more words

Christian Spirituality

Life calls out to life

Hello my friends:

After a month in the hospital, I’m finally home.  My old pastor said that I had used up another of my nine lives.  695 more words

Superior's Desk

Humility, Headstones, and Headless Corpses

Parenthood is crazy hard sometimes. In part because children hold your heart hostage in the most beautiful and frightening ways. Being asked the really difficult questions by people who call you Mommy, that’s when things feel especially slippery. 1,064 more words

Christian Spirituality

An Awesome God

For since the beginning of the world

Men have not heard nor perceived by the ear,

Nor has the eye seen any God besides You, 260 more words

Christian Spirituality