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Sinners & Saints Newsletter: March 14-21, 2010

March 16, 2010 Dear Friends, After all the hours of work, watching Alan throw his laptop across the room a few times, and a content writing marathon this past weekend, the website is here! Check out http://www.sinnersandsaintschurch.com, pass it along to you friends and neighbors, and enjoy. As you’ll see, we are still working on … Continue reading

just what is a ministerium, anyway?

Along with a few delegates from our denomination, my mother in law and I are chilling out in Portland, Oregon for the Evangelical Covenant Church Annual Meeting.  Currently, we’re in a meeting with all the other pastors in our denomination, a gathering referred to as the ministerium. Sounds sinister, and perhaps it has that potential, … Continue reading

interior processing: a place in ministry?

There is so much going on in the world, and I’m posting about some interior processing that’s been on my heart and mind as I try to articulate for myself what it means to be a minister.  What it means for me to be a minister. I apologize for looking inward, when so often we … Continue reading

denominational musings

I’m blogging live from the NPC Annual meeting here in Clackamas, Oregon.  Eastridge Covenant Church is our gracious host, and we are all enjoying their beautiful new facility, including the coffee bar.  What does a denomination’s local annual meeting look like?  For the North Pacific Conference, which includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska, it’s … Continue reading

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wife, partner, daughter, and sister. traveler on the journey of faith. rage against the machiner. sometimes pastor.


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