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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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Are you living in Purgatory?

July 22, 2015

“I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” John 10:10   I will admit I am in no way an expert on purgatory, nor an expert currently in purgatory. So I can’t pretend to write about it with any real knowledge, only curiosity. Recently I have begun to wonder: are a bunch of people walking around […]

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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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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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