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August 03, 2012
Can't wait to get home and watch the Hunger Games! Wait..I mean, the Olympics.
August 02, 2012
Freedom, Rights, and Chicken Fights
Are we done talking about chicken yet?? Law... Let's all just breathe today, and remember...
July 25, 2012
Well, I'm late to the party, but here goes: I'm not eating at Chick-fil-A anymore....
July 24, 2012
What We Can Learn…
Confession time: for all that i am willing to proclaim what is wrong with mega-church culture, I...
July 23, 2012
Push Pause to Start
It's been 2 months. That's 8 weeks of travel with young children; of shoe melting,...
June 09, 2012
The Great American Road Trip
What is it that keeps us moving? What are we looking for? I've wondered about...
June 01, 2012
I started getting in trouble for my 'to be' verbs in junior AP English. It...
May 26, 2012
A Perfect Day
Following a pretty rotten day, the universe will sometimes throw you a nearly perfect one....
May 17, 2012
Flex Space, Sacred Space
Chairs or pews? Ah, the age-old question that has turned many a pastor's hair gray...
May 15, 2012
The Story You Thought You Knew
I used to love those Richard Scarry books when i was a kid. You know...
May 11, 2012
Confession: Progressive Christians Love the Bible, Too
It occurs to me that I should never be famous. Not that i was ever...
May 10, 2012
Parenthood comes with that same sense of urgency. They grow so quickly, we don’t have...
May 09, 2012
We Hold Some Truths to be Self-Evident…
I went to bed angry, and woke up with a deep and painful sigh of...
May 08, 2012
A Moving Picture
My 3-year-old has a new catch phrase response for when you ask her a question...
May 03, 2012
S*^! Jesus Says: The Missionary Edition
"Good afternoon. My name is **Jane** and I'm with **Betterthanyou** ministries. I was wondering if...
May 01, 2012
The Mercy Instinct
As a pastor, I see it time and time and time again: a person has been...
April 26, 2012
How do we develop a taste for good things? Is it an acquired taste, cultivated by...
April 25, 2012
First, confessions of an English major: I was totally thrown off my zen today by...
April 24, 2012
God spoke to me today. I love when that happens. I hate when that happens....
April 23, 2012
More S*^! Jesus Says
I'm working/praying/stumbling my way through a sermon series on the Beatitudes, otherwise known at my...
April 20, 2012
Take a Load Off
Maybe I'm too young to claim The Band as part of the soundtrack to my life. ...
April 19, 2012
When I was pregnant, I could not eat green vegetables. I couldn't stomach the tastes...
April 18, 2012
Dear Church: It’s Not You, It’s Us
It is no secret: vocational ministers are burning out, leaving the Church, and experiencing a...
April 12, 2012
GCB: The Good, the Gag-me, and the Gospel
I love the GCB. And it bugs me. And I love to let it bug...
April 10, 2012
S*^! Jesus Says… Or Doesn’t
I just dropped a book, picked it up, and then proceeded to trip over a...
April 06, 2012
Songs from the Wilderness
I spent the morning of Good Friday roaming about in the desert with my dog....
April 04, 2012
A Sacred Discomfort
Doing some stretches. Carbo-loading (translation: stress eating lots of chocolate and white bread). Having some...
March 31, 2012
A Handful of Change
Recession, re-shmession. I know it's tough out there. I know people have lost jobs and...
March 29, 2012
Louder and Less Polite
It is not news that people are leaving the Christian faith. Or that, increasingly, they...
March 28, 2012
The Business of Babies: A shopping list, a Lent reflection, and a bit of a memoir…
I recently cleared my house of ALOT of baby and kid stuff; not just outgrown...
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