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Five Ways to Care for Your Pastor During Holy Week

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'Tis the Season / Ministerial Madness

Today is Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy Week for those of us in the (non-Orthodox) Christian world. Today we remember Jesus’ pageantry as he rode into Jerusalem, and from here we re-tell the stories of a last meal and new commandment, betrayal, denial, and commitment, as we journey to the cross, the tomb, and Easter. It is a holy week indeed. It is also a generally extremely busy and often stressful week for pastors, […]

A Big Hope to Hold

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'Tis the Season / Cupid's Aim / Spirit Talk

I am holding a big hope. I have caught a glimpse of possibility, my heart has swelled, and there it is: Hope. We are just about halfway through the season of Advent, a season filled with hope. There is hope for peace, hope for God’s promised kin-dom, and another, special hope. It is a hope passed through the generations. It is the remembered hope for a Messiah. It is the inherited hope for salvation from […]