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Slow Faith | An Easy Yoke

[This is a sermon I preach on September 20, 2020 at Avenue United Methodist Church. You can listen to the sermon by clicking here. You can watch the entire worship service by clicking here.] A photographer was snapping pictures of … Continue reading

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Slow Faith | Hurry is the Devil

[Slow Faith is a series on Spiritual Formation. I preached this sermon on 9/13/20. You can listen to the sermon here or watch the worship service here.] As a society, and in the church, we have a problem with speed. … Continue reading

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Origins: A Preview

*I wrote this devotional for the Avenue UMC community and wanted to share it with you here. My devotions will be emailed each morning. If you’d like to subscribe, email churchoffice (at) avenueumc (dot) com and ask to be put … Continue reading

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10 Albums/10 Days | 90s Grunge

The “post 10 albums in 10 days with no commentary” thing has been going around Facebook again. I was thinking about posting mine, but then, Dylan Lloyd went ahead and nominated me to do it. I am not going to … Continue reading

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10 Albums/10 Days |Beyond Belief | Petra

The “post 10 albums in 10 days with no commentary” thing has been going around Facebook again. I was thinking about posting mine, but then, Dylan Lloyd went ahead and nominated me to do it. I am not going to … Continue reading

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Ten Albums/Ten Days | Endless Summer

The “post 10 albums in 10 days with no commentary” thing has been going around Facebook again. I was thinking about posting mine, but then, Dylan Lloyd went ahead and nominated me to do it. I am not going to … Continue reading

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Let’s Not Return to Normal

If there is one thing I hear over and over again during this stay-at-home Corona-quarantine time is that people are longing to “get back to normal.” I get the sentiment. For the last 50 days, we have been homeschooling four … Continue reading

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On Our Side | Pure in Heart

In February of 2010, I felt something that I’ve never felt before. I felt my heartbeat. Certainly, I’ve felt my heartbeat, but I’ve never felt it throughout the course of the day. I’ve never felt it as I lay in … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Easter

[Easter Message Preached at Avenue United Methodist Church on April 12, 2020] When I was a child, I can remember the excitement surrounding Easter in our small country church. Sunrise service was followed by breakfast in our church basement prepared … Continue reading

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Advent, Darkness, and a Teenage Girl

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