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Aug. 15, 2021 (Mary, Mother of our Lord)

Prayer of the Day Almighty God, in choosing the virgin Mary to be the mother of your Son, you made known your gracious regard for the poor, the lowly, and the despised. Grant us grace to receive your word in … Continue reading

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Some Time for Rest

August 2021 Epistle/Newsletter column for Trinity Lutheran Church Dear Friends and Members of Trinity, I confess that I do not have anything particularly spiritual to write this month. I want to take you up one of Idaho’s high mountain peaks … Continue reading

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Aug. 8, 2021

Prayer of the Day Gracious God, your blessed Son came down from heaven to be the true bread that gives life to the world. Give us this bread always, that he may live in us and we in him, and … Continue reading

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Peacemaking

Originally posted on tvprays.org John 14:27 “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be … Continue reading

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Faith Storytelling Workshop – One Model

Originally posted on Faith+Lead. In the previous blog post, I shared research on the gifts of storytelling, mentioning the workshop held in my congregation. What follows is a detailed description of that workshop.  Scripture and Identity On Saturday, February 15, … Continue reading

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The Gifts of Storytelling

Originally posted on Faith+Lead. In May 2020 I asked a parishioner to write for the new daily devotion blog created by our cluster of congregations. She passed that first time I asked her to write, but the second time I … Continue reading

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July 25, 2021

Prayer of the Day Gracious God, you have placed within the hearts of all your children a longing for your word and a hunger for your truth. Grant that we may know your Son to be the true bread of … Continue reading

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July 4, 2021

Prayer of the Day God of the covenant, in our baptism you call us to proclaim the coming of your kingdom. Give us the courage you gave the apostles, that we may faithfully witness to your love and peace in … Continue reading

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Interviewed by Latter-day Saints

I first met Nampa resident Kim Kellar my first spring here when a local LDS stake hosted a midweek Lenten soup supper and worship. Journeying with Mormons through Lent was as weird as it sounds but the conversation with Kim … Continue reading

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June 27, 2021

Prayer of the Day Almighty and merciful God, we implore you to hear the prayers of your people. Be our strong defense against all harm and danger, that we may live and grow in faith and hope, through Jesus Christ, … Continue reading

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