Monthly Archives: June 2018

Before it begins…

Taking a brief moment before the ELCA Youth Gathering begins to think about friends I’ve already reconnected with, others I will see soon, new ones to be made, those back home, the troubles of this world & this amazing city … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “The healing touch of Jesus” Mark 5:21-43

“Come and lay your hands on her, so that she may be made well, and live.” (Mark 5:23) I’ve sat with people who were not going to get well. I’ve sat with families who have lost a child. I’ve sat … Continue reading

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“Jesus is in the boat” a sermon on Mark 4:35-41

6/24/2018 Sermon on Mark 4:35-41 “Jesus is in the boat” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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Songs, Spins & Cartwheels: A Marathon Adventure

6/16/2018 Grandma’s Marathon Duluth, MN W/ J-Jeff, G-Geoff, Sheila & friends As of 6/21/2018 Team Isaiah rasied $15,000+ toward Team Superstars $89,000+ Thanks for the Love & Support. 26.2 in a fraction of the time 🙂

Posted in Faith Everyday, Minute Messages, Sermons, What We Seek


The game-changer is when you start seeing that all people have something unique to contribute rather than assuming all they want is to take something from you.

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Sunday is coming! “Storms” Mark 4:35-41

What storms do you find yourself in? When the storm arose and overcame their boat, the disciples (several who were fishermen and knew their way around the Sea of Galilee) saw the water swamping their craft and began to believe … Continue reading

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Social Media Arguments

An argument I keep seeing is: “Since your guy did a bad thing, it entitles my guy to do a bad thing too.” No. How we deal with current realities cannot be about what anybody else does, did or didn’t … Continue reading

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