When The Waters Recede

Part of the “View From The Parsonage” series

This picture courtesy of Nick Prugar.

It has been raining for what seems like days. Actually, it really has been raining for days. Cold. Wet. Rain. Hurricane Sandy has done her worst. Thankfully, in our region, her worst was not that bad.

But Ivan was a different story. Ole’ Ivan hit us during the night of September 17-18, 2004. We had just moved in to the parsonage in late July of that year. Our ministry was brand new, and we had big plans for the coming weeks. Things never quite go the way you expect. Continue reading

From Derision to Compassion: The Death of Junior Seau | Mockingbird

This is a really nice piece from Mockingbird about grace, and the reality that we are all broken.

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From Derision to Compassion: The Death of Junior Seau | Mockingbird.