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Praying for Elmo: A Rediscovery of Childlike Faith

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Recently my prayer life has entered previously uninhabited territory. I’ve begun to pray for Elmo. My work as a pastor involves leading in a thoughtful, discerning and prophetic role. A significant aspect of my ministry is to invite folks into careful and … Continue reading

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Giving Gifts Well

The same old story plays out once again. It is an annual tale. While we decry the materialism of our society, once again we get swept up in the seemingly irresistible tide of commercialism. In November we turn up our … Continue reading

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Security in a Scolding

Recently my daughter, Grace, has taken on a particular bad habit. It is not an act of willful disobedience, but rather a particular socially awkward behaviour we are teaching her to avoid. Any guesses? It involves a finger and a nose. … Continue reading

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A Father’s Pleasure

The toothy smile of my little girl is one of the greatest sources of joy in my life these days. Often we’ll be in the same room, and Gracie will be quietly playing by herself and I’ll be reading a … Continue reading

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