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Summer perseverance (learning from my 10-yr-old self)

Summer in chaplaincy has taught me that when God calls us to ministry- whatever form that takes- God is not first calling us to be flashy, funny, or fantastic. When God calls us to ministry, we are first called to perseverance and presence. Continue reading

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Just Cheer Up!

Sometimes we all need someone to listen, not to offer a quick fix. Continue reading

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Beyond Eternal Presence

Is beyond-death presence the same as eternal life? I find it interesting that the culture, which sometimes criticizes faith as a pie-in the-sky escapist mentality, is now grasping to recognize an existence beyond this life. Continue reading

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