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“Where to put your worry,” a sermon on Matt 6:25-34

2/19/2017 Sermon on Matt 6:25-34 “Where to put your worry” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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LOSING MY FAITH IN FOOTBALL

I used to be heavily invested in professional football. I watched every game I could. I watched the highlight shows and read the magazines. I knew almost all the players. I ran a fantasy league with my friends. I loved … Continue reading

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Godspeed Cedar Lodge – Thoughts on Camp, Holy Places, and Relationships

One of my holy places is no more. Last week I got word that a beloved cabin named Cedar Lodge was at long last torn down at Crossways Camping Ministries at Pine Lake Camp in Waupaca, WI. Cedar was a … Continue reading

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Feel like toast? It is good to be the church

Sometimes I feel like toast after a busy weekend. On Saturday I spent the evening with Pastor Paul Sinnott from the New England Synod at what was once St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bridgeport, CT. The church closed a few … Continue reading

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Those Dumb Bears: Sticking with a Team that Fails You

Have you ever stopped to wonder why you cheer for the teams you do? I’m a Chicago Bears fan. My line after a heartbreaking loss on Sunday to their nemesis the Green Bay Packers was “The Bears never fail to … Continue reading

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