Category: Worship

The Baptism of Our Lord

Today many Christian congregations celebrate the First Sunday after Epiphany.  On this day, these congregations usually remember the “Baptism of Our Lord.” This is the day we remember Jesus’ baptism in the River Jordan.  Many congregations will incorporate this into their worship through possibly the “Thanksgiving for Baptism” liturgy and other possibly unique baptism practices

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This Week’s Links

It’s Tuesday. It’s also Christmas Eve.  Merry Christmas to all of you!  As hinted at last week, this week’s links and next week’s (because of Christmas and New Year’s) links will likely be a bit shorter than usual. But that’s okay. I still intend to share some of what I have read or pondered about

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This Week’s Links

Happy Tuesday!  As it is the practice on this blog, I share some of the things that I have found interesting or thought-provoking over the past week.  This week’s categories are:  Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership Thought & Practice; Neighbor Love; Social Media & Blogging; Stewardship; Vocation; Worship; and Miscellaneous.  I

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Leading in Transition

About a month ago I wrote a post about leading in transition.  I want to pick up that conversation today with some theological reflection, but because of the nature of this blog there will be plenty of leadership perspective in this as well. These are reflections about being a leader in the midst of personal

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This Week’s Links

Happy Tuesday!  As is the custom, that means its time for this week’s links, a sampling of things that I have read or found interesting in the past week which I now share with and entrust to you for your reading and reflecting.  This week’s categories are:  Church and Ministry Thought and Practice; Leadership Thought

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Why Do You Do, What You Do? (A Sermon for Advent 1A)

You may have noticed on this blog that I have been posting a few sermons recently.  This will be the final sermon posted here for a little while, as its the last sermon I am scheduled to preach in the immediate future.  I have been covering for the congregation’s pastor (for the congregation I am

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