Author Archives: Steve LaMotte

About Steve LaMotte

Husband of Andrea and father of four amazing children. Pastor at Avenue United Methodist Church in Milford, Delaware.

The Top Reads of 2019

I’m a little (a lot) late on posting this. I was going to put links and pics in the post, but at this point, I’m not. You’re smart enough to look up books on Amazon! Here is the complete List … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Spiritual Formation

This past Sunday (February 2, 2020), I preached on the need for Christians to passionately pursue the way of Jesus in our every day lives. (Listen here. Don’t forget to subscribe!) Simply put, we must live as disciples of Jesus … Continue reading

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Reading List: January 2020

It’s a new year with new books to read. Somewhat surprising to me are two books that are political in Confident Pluralism and Win Bigly. Part of that reason may be in preparation for the upcoming elections and my own concern regarding the … Continue reading

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Advent, Darkness, and a Teenage Girl

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Knocking on the Church Door

Our Church host a Code Purple cold weather shelter for the homeless men in our community. We provide a warm place to stay, cots, blankets, and respite from the cold at night. I received an email earlier today that when … Continue reading

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Advent: The “Time In-Between”

When I was a kid, my mom made my sister and I an Advent Calendar where we received a piece of candy every day leading up to Christmas. We looked forward to waking up each morning and getting a new … Continue reading

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Slow (Pt. 1)

Life seems to happen at the speed of light sometimes. Ok, all the time. We are a family of six and we always seem to have somewhere to be, whether it is ballet, field hockey, soccer, wrestling, school, or youth … Continue reading

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