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Speed Golf? What’s Next … Speed Church?

I’m not the kind of person you’d ever catch wearing golf shorts and gloves, pulling out my nine-iron to tee off on the 7th hole. My fast-moving, often scattered brain can’t imagine spending a Saturday afternoon this way; much less … Continue reading

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Our Common Life…

Writing in a blog setting seems to be about putting into words what one is passionate about, or in my experience, what’s on your mind at the time the deadline is about an hour and a half away. So, in … Continue reading

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Our Common Life…

Christianity – what is it?  Please share this video that was composed by Adam Dirks, Member of the Board of Directors Iowa Conference UCC.

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Transforming Thoughts: Not so Ordinary Time

Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter — these are church season with which we are most familiar. For local churches, there are other seasons that also accompany great busy-ness — the opening of the church school year, the Christmas pageant, confirmation. Wider … Continue reading

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Transforming Thoughts: Finding the “Through-line”

One of the best lessons I’ve ever learned came from a mountain biking class I took years ago. When we were taught how to get through rough trails we were told to look for the “through-line” rather than stare at … Continue reading

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Transforming Thoughts: Learning Leaders

One of the things I love about the yoga studio I attend is that the teachers are often practicing along with students. When they are not teaching a class (and even sometimes when they are), they humbly take the mat … Continue reading

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