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Silver Dragon Sign

Gone, but not forgotten.

Most of us have one. We don’t even have to think too long before sharing its name, its location and¬† what we like best about it. Some of us even have a favorite table, a particular view from a perfectly placed chair, and of course, a favorite item on a menu. In fact, some of […]

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Craft Beer Self-Righteousness

Craft Beer Self-Righteousness

† “Churches are full of judgmental, self-righteous people.”¬† As a pastor, it’s a charge I hear often enough, and most folks are surprised when I respond with a hearty, “Yes, they are.” ¬† Just as surprising might be my next response, “That‚Äôs no surprise really, since most of us walking around are pretty self-righteous about […]

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Celebrate with Beer at Our House

Celebrate with Beer at Our House

Sometimes you just need to celebrate.¬† And sometimes when you just need to celebrate, you need to treat yourself (insert reference to Park’s and Recreation, for you fans of the NBC show out there).¬† While Christians may often treat Christmas as if its the “most wonderful time of the year,” in truth, Easter is our […]

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Phantom Beer, Phantom Church?

Phantom Beer, Phantom Church?

In many ways, being the pastor of a church without its own building (we rent the beautiful synagogue on Anderson) is sort of like being part of a phantom church.¬† We have no physical structure to speak of, no place to call our own, not even a permanent sign to let people know where we […]

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Well-Blended Beer

Well-Blended Beer

For the most part, I like blended things.¬† I like that Davis is a community of all sorts of different people with a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.¬† I like a blend of musical styles coming together to make something new.¬† I like that church is often a blend of innovation and tradition, ancient […]

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Relax. Laugh. Drink Good Beer.

Relax. Laugh. Drink Good Beer.

Tis the season for merriment and joy, or if you prefer, for rampant consumerism, non-stop parties, seasonal exhaustion, and over-spending.¬† Maybe a mixture of both.¬† However you approach the holidays (or however they approach you) I’d argue its good to lighten up a bit, not take yourself too seriously, and laugh once in awhile.¬† It’s […]

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