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A Song for My Ordination.

A Song for My Ordination.

Someone wrote me a song as a gift for my ordination. Two songs. Best. Gift. Ever. You can hear the songs and the sermon / call story that inspired them via the Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church podcast ministry. On Sunday morning at Hennepin Avenue, in anticipation of being ordained a full elder in the … Continue reading

Holy Land 2015 | There and Back Again!

Holy Land 2015 | There and Back Again!

Dear reader, I am home and safe and sound. I have a handful of posts to finish up from my Holy Land journey and they’ll be posted over the next few days. In the meantime, I want to let you know I’m here in Minneapolis with a mixture of physical and emotional feelings. Also, don’t … Continue reading

Holy Land 2015 | Day 01 / 02

Holy Land 2015 | Day 01 / 02

Hello, friends! I have arrived safe and sound (and exhausted) in the Holy Land. I’m writing at the end of my day and somewhere in the middle of yours, is my guess. I’m starting to write this at around 10:00pm on January 8 in Tiberias while you’re probably at 2:00pm on January 8 Minneapolis (or … Continue reading

Holy Land 2015 | Context and Set-Up

Holy Land 2015 | Context and Set-Up

I’ll be blogging about my Holy Land pilgrimage this and next week. Just a quick note from the airport to say thank you much for following my blog. Two quick photos and a few notes to kick things off: 1. I am not Holy Land expert! I’ll do my best to be honest, complete, and … Continue reading