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Civil Disobedience and The Rule of Law

I wish I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard the phrase “the rule of law” batted around in the immigration issue. The best way to stop illegal immigration is to make it legal. Reform the system. Offer many … Continue reading

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The Sacred Valley

Peggy Hahn’s new book is out! The Sacred Valley: A Guide for Growing Leaders with Deep, Bold, Consequential Faith in Jesus Christ is available in print or Kindle. For behaviors that are primary for leaders that want to grow themselves, … Continue reading

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February 8, 2015 is Epiphany 5B

Isaiah 40:21-31 – Those who wait upon the Lord will renew their strength. Psalm 147:1-11, 20c – Adonai builds up Jerusalem, gathers the outcasts of Israel, heals the brokenhearted, and binds up their wounds. 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 – Woe to me if I … Continue reading

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Todd LaGrange’s ordination

Today Pastor Todd LaGrange was ordained at St. Augustine Episcopal in Metairie, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans. Todd is serving St. Mark’s Metairie. The Rev. Dr. Bob Gnuse preached. I will add more photos once the photographer makes them … Continue reading

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Visiting Lakewood Church for the First Time

Many thanks to the folks at Lakewood Church. The music was awesome. The choir (on ether side of the stage) was made up of members of many churches. The hospitality was great.

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Learning to Pray Again

Kindle Version Learning to Pray Again: Peace and Joy Through an Ancient Practice Hard Copy Learning to Pray Again: Peace and Joy Through an Ancient Practice

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Living Water

This sermon was preached at Lakewood Church on January 23, 2015 for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Welcome! Say hello to the person behind you. My name is Mike Rinehart. I am the Lutheran bishop in Houston. And … Continue reading

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