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Archive for June, 2010

2011 Little Red Book: The past reinvented for the present and future

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

As I was thinking about this blog post, I looked (thank you, Google) for a quote to use…something related to “change.” There are many, but one that particularly struck me is this one from early 20th century poet & playright, Bertolt Brecht: “Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way […]

“Never Underestimate the Spirit” and the Grand Canyon Synod

Friday, June 18th, 2010

I’m sitting in the back of a workshop at the Grand Canyon Synod Assembly as I write this (nothing like multi-tasking, right?) This Assembly has been great so far. Lots of energy, hospitality, and focus on their wonderful theme: Never Estimate the Spirit. This theme has been evident throughout! From the fabulous opening worship last […]

You asked…we listened! Spark Sunday School On-Line!

Monday, June 14th, 2010

I have had the pleasure of attending several synod assemblies over the past couple of months: SE Minnesota Synod, Montana Synod, Upstate New York Synod and South Dakota Synod. Next stop: Grand Canyon Synod this coming weekend. One of my favorite things about attending assemblies is that it gives me the opportunity to meet with […]



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