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Being a pastor gives you a unique lens -- being a female pastor who doesn't fit the mold gives you a REALLY unique lens. Here are some thoughts as I try and understand the world around me through that lens.

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50 Shades of Grace- the awkward sexuality of a Pastor

April 15, 2015

  The other day I sat across from two young men who were questioning a lot about faith and church. We decided to go grab coffee and had great conversations that jumped all over the place. Eventually it got quiet and one said, “this is going to embarrass my buddy, but do you date?” Now […]

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Black Friday vs. Good Friday

December 11, 2014

Black Friday vs. Good Friday   Black Friday scares me. In high pressure shopping situations I contract serious F.O.M.O. F.O.M.O stands for Fear of Missing out. It is a syndrome marked by the fear that no matter where you are or what you are doing you are missing out on something better happening elsewhere. People […]

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You can’t be Han Solo; you’re a GIRL!!!

November 5, 2014

“You can’t be Han Solo you’re a girl!” this one sentence changed my life. It also started a bit of a wrestling match between 4 year old me and my best guy friend. I ran into the house covered in tears. Life would never be the same. As I sat with my mom she explained […]

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Disquiet Time- Rants and Reflections on the Good Book by the Skeptical, the Faithful, and a Few Scoundrels

October 21, 2014

  I have a confession to make: the closest thing I have to a daily devotional is the a flip calendar in the staff bathroom at my office. Yup, it is true. I am horrible at doing a daily “quiet time.” For those of you not familiar with the term “quiet time,” it is a […]

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