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Too dang comfortable eating cheese curls

Comfort dulls me and makes me complacent. I have a tough time paying close attention when using cruise control. In 2010, we left the church we were serving in for eleven years because I felt way too comfortable. The pay … Continue reading

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It’s official. As of 11:45 AM today, I’m a fulltime pastor again.

Today, the membership of a church right here in the middle of little Westbrook, Maine voted to call me as its new shepherd. The vote came directly after I delivered my 20th message there. That’s odd. The usual process for … Continue reading

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No one reads smoke signals anymore

I’d seen this video presentation before but this afternoon it hit me in a new way. Do you know how difficult it is to get church people to plan creatively? No matter what board or commission I’ve served on, no … Continue reading

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