Tag Archives: love

I’ve Been Thinking…

Lately, I’ve not had a lot of time to think. It’s been a crazy 3-4 weeks. I haven’t even had but one day off since the Saturday after Thanksgiving. It’s Advent Season and that always ensues chaos at the church. … Continue reading

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O Ebola, Ebola! Wherefore Art Thou Ebola?

The 21 Day Quarantine period is over in Dallas, TX. We can all take a huge sigh of relief now. The epidemic is just about over. We don’t have much to worry about. We can put this nonsensical ridiculousness behind … Continue reading

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Silent Violence

Why do we look the other way in so many instances of violence? I’m not talking just about physical abuse, I’m talking about the radical violence of ostracism, classicism, racism, heterosexism, sexism, and ignorance. It’s the silent violence. It’s the … Continue reading

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Starting a New Page

Is it just me or does anyone else ever get in a rut? You know, the ones where you feel like your life isn’t going anywhere but is standing still? I’ve certainly felt that way. Recently, I saw a friend begin posting … Continue reading

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An Interfaith Conversation is Less About Change and More About Relationship

In the last few years I have had a lot of conversations on faith. This whole “going to seminary thing” certainly warranted such conversations. Upon my graduation I had so many people tell me, “Now, go save lives, Jonathan and … Continue reading

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Ferguson: Thoughts of Love

It doesn’t take long for most folks to look at what has happened in Ferguson and to have some kind of (typically) strong reaction. I have seen all over Facebook many varied responses ranging from anger and sadness to disillusionment … Continue reading

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Bound by Freedom: What’s in a Name?

Before Sara and I even got engaged, one of the conversations we frequently discussed was, “What are we gonna do about our last names?” In my own thoughts, I hadn’t truly given it a lot of thought mostly having just assumed that … Continue reading

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