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Of locked doors and open minds, and helping make the connection

This is the as-prepared text of a sermon I delivered at Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church in Wheeling, WV on Sunday, April 12, 2015: As you may know, the reason for my visit to Wheeling this weekend is tied to the … Continue reading

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Just an elder/deacon? That’s a triple not-so-fast!

(The following is the Keynote Address delivered to “Officers as Spiritual Leaders,” a training event sponsored by the Presbytery of Homestead at Southern Heights Presbyterian Church, Lincoln NE; Jan. 11, 2014.) Good morning and greetings to you from the Presbytery … Continue reading

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A helpful addition to the conversation

I am a white, Southern, Appalachian, male — born in the 50s, coming of age in the 60s, proud to be a Christian, a liberal, a Democrat. I cast my first presidential vote for George McGovern — and don’t regret … Continue reading

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