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Back-to-School Beer: Aggie Lager

Back-to-School Beer: Aggie Lager

You can sense it all around.  There is both a heightened sense of excitement and trepidation (or maybe just loathing) in the air.  It’s nearly time for students to head back to school.  Local business are hawking their back-to-school wares, younger children are giddy to find out who their teacher will be, older kids are […]

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Clips of Faith Beer Tour TONIGHT!

Clips of Faith Beer Tour TONIGHT!

New Belgium Brewing’s “Clips of Faith” Beer and Film Tour Returns to Davis on July 22 It’s New Belgium’s style of show business:  An outdoor evening with artistic beers and films, all to benefit Davis Bicycles! and Davis Bicycle Collective New Belgium Brewing, maker of Fat Tire Amber Ale, is bringing its Clips of Faith […]

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If You Wake Up in Indiana

If You Wake Up in Indiana

Tis the season to travel so this post is a remote blog.  As people flood my email inbox with photos of their latest vacations and Facebook is littered with check-ins from exotic places, I find myself in glorious. . . Indiana.  And for some reason, Indiana has decided to be the hottest place on earth […]

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Summer, Sprinklers and Sipping

Summer, Sprinklers and Sipping

It’s been hot out.  Maybe you’ve noticed.  It’s that time of year when you step outside in the middle of the afternoon and see very few people moving about (or moving very slowly) and hear only the monotonous hum of air conditioners running all around you.  Summer has arrived and the heat came with it.  […]

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Secret Happy Hour Meetings

Secret Happy Hour Meetings

Like many other professions, pastors have meetings.  Some weeks, lots of them.  Some weeks, too many of them.  Those meetings can range from interesting to irksome to inspiring, and occasionally all of those feelings in the same meeting.  It was at a recent lunch meeting that went longer than expected that I learned of a […]

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The Davis Beer Fest Helps!

The Davis Beer Fest Helps!

Churches are supposed to help people, it’s a pretty basic concept.  As a matter of fact, you might say part of my job description as a pastor is to be someone who helps people, help people.  And if you get to help people while drinking beer, well that’s a day well spent.  Helping people and […]

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