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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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Old Faithful at the Church Picnic

Old Faithful at the Church Picnic

Being a new church in Davis means we are still developing traditions.  One such tradition that got kicked off this week was the classic church picnic.  Complete with a whiffle ball game, kids playing at the playground, and various conversations of all sorts, our church picnic was quite similar in many ways to church picnics […]

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Religions, Togetherness and Beer

Religions, Togetherness and Beer

When we first moved to Davis and began this process of developing a new church, one of the most frequent questions I got when people found out I was a pastor was, “Where in Davis are you located?”  (The most frequent question I still get when people find out what I do is, “Why?”  All […]

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