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What We Can Learn in a Hurricane

Psalm 86 It amazes me that Hurricane Matthew happened 3 weeks ago. Feels like forever, yet it wasn’t that long ago. It feels like forever, yet people are still working to get back to some sort of normalcy. We knew … Continue reading

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Learning Lessons: I Am Who I Am

Exodus 3:14 (NRSV): God said to Moses, ‘I am who I am.’ He said further, ‘Thus you shall say to the Israelites, “I am has sent me to you.” ’ ——— I’m at the end of a much-needed vacation. During my time away, I took an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Hidden Secrets – A Sermon

Hidden Secrets 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 Epiphany 6 February 9, 2014 This is my first winter in North Carolina since I was in college.  I attended my first two years of college not far away from here, in Murfreesboro, NC.  Chowan … Continue reading

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First Day of Christmastide

In the church liturgical year, Christmastide is the 12 days of celebrating Christmas, Jesus’ birth and preparing for Epiphany.  Most people know it as the 12 Days of Christmas.  When people think Christmas is over on December 26 and shut … Continue reading

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The Tension of Christmas 2013: Ducks, Methodists, Deaths and Families

Disclaimer: These have been my thoughts over the past week.  Excuse the lack of editing. If i edit it, then i will be hiding the tension.  i don’t want to do that either. —— I think I finally figured out … Continue reading

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For Pastors and Chaplains, “Thank You” Can Go a Long Way

Since I am no longer serving in a church, I feel this sense of freedom to speak on behalf of the pastors and associate pastors that serve in congregations around the country.  And while I’m at it, I will speak … Continue reading

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I am Humbled – A Hospital Chaplain’s Prayer

No matter how big the call, no matter how small, you have no idea what God is calling you to do, but God needs you. He needs me.  He needs all of us.  -Fr Mychal Judge (From his last homily, … Continue reading

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