Category Archives: Church

Virtual Conferences: Future or Far Fetched?

There seem to have been a lot of big, exciting, energetic Christian Conferences (especially tech-focused ones) this past fall.  And I noticed via twitter that a new acquaintance of mine, Paul Steinbrueck, has managed to attend almost all of them.  … Continue reading

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Just a Quick Warm-Up Post

So my break from the blog was a little longer than my break from classes. But I’m still here, and several blog-able ideas have been percolating in my mind, with no other constructive outlet. Rather than jump in right away, … Continue reading

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Increedulous

In my Church History class, we have recently moved from the early era of the persecuted church into the era of the church-in-bed-with-the-empire.  This also happens to be the era of creeds.  I get the sense that for many, this … Continue reading

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Audio Files — My Last Sunday at Faithbridge

It’s been several weeks now, and I meant to do this sooner, but here are the audio recordings from my last Sunday at Faithbridge: My Last Sermon — and my least prepared one at that, too.  I haven’t listened to … Continue reading

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Preaching…and Farewell Frisco

This Sunday I’ll be preaching my last sermon at Faithbridge Presbyterian church, strapping on my guitar to sing my last songs with the praise team, and saying my goodbyes to all the people who have been part of our lives … Continue reading

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Sermon Controversy?

I didn’t think my sermon last Sunday was really that controversial (for once). So imagine my surprise when David, one of the elders of our church pulls me aside in the middle of the week to ask me, “Just what … Continue reading

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Giving Jesus the Bird

Last night as I was leaving (and locking up) the church, a man in a truck pulled up, and asked where the prayer meeting was. I said I didn’t know, but that we didn’t have anything scheduled in the building … Continue reading

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