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Each time I start at a new ministry, I set a plan in place that when I first arrive in my office, I will close my door, open my Bible, read a passage, and then pray for fifteen minutes, followed by journaling. My mentor in the ordination process told me she did […]
Haven’t done one of these for a while, but a lot has happened in my life that I have not caught up my readers on!
I have been called to be the pastor of Queen Anne Baptist Church in Seattle starting June 1st! I am excited for this new ministry opportunity. Above call means that […]
(I wrote this review for The Young Clergywomen’s Project)
Unlike Carol Howard Merritt, I grew up in a small, progressive American Baptist congregation. I felt that in my church life, I grew […]
We forgot about the Advent calendar, after making a big deal of it. Obviously AJ didn’t care—there are other ways to mark the season (watching Christmas movies almost every day—How the Grinch Stole Christmas has been the favorite this year). But I feel bad looking at […]
This has been a whirlwind year.
One year ago today, we were just starting to get the inkling that we might need to move, despite being homeowners for only seven months. We were having trouble getting the resources AJ needs for his autism. We were arguing with the school district about resources provided and with […]
A Sacrifice of Thanksgiving
Hear, O my people, and I will speak, O Israel, I will testify against you. I am God, your God…
Do I eat the flesh of bulls or drink the blood of goats?
Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving, and pay your vows to the Most High.
Thank you to all of you who follow Rev-o-lution and continue to use the worship resources I have posted. If you have noticed, things have been a bit hectic this summer, resulting in some neglect to Rev-o-lution.org. I will be reformatting and updating the website next month to make it more user-friendly. Some of the […]
Every Wednesday or so I blog over at [D]mergent, where I am a co-editor. This week I blogged on why I stayed in the church, when there have been so many articles about young adults leaving the church. Check it out!
As many of you may be reflecting back upon the last year and looking forward to the coming year, I offer you this excellent article to reflect upon: Top Five Regrets of the Dying. Think about what is really important to you, and where you may need […]
“Ogres are like onions, they have layers.” –Shrek
Last week I watched the Nightline special on PBS “Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero.” As the people interviewed shared their views on God and faith (all had lost loved ones on 9/11), I started to reflect back–not on where I was on 9/11 as I have […]
Release Date: October 8th, 2019