This is the blog of a church planter appointed by the United Methodist Church to start a new faith community in Bennington, Vermont.

Though I’ve been a life-long Christian, and I’ve been a pastor for over eight years, this is the first time I’ve been called to start a new community, and this blog will be my journal as I do the work to which God has called me in this place.

It’s hard work, and it takes a lot of sweat, and tears, and a whole lot of faith.

But I approach this work with boldness, because our God promises to make all things new, and to bless God’s new creations!

Journal
November 25, 2018

Giving Thanks

My most recent post from the Bennington Banner. Here is the link to the newspaper site: https://www.benningtonbanner.com/stories/ban-l-speakingofreligion-1124_web,557228? As I write this, it's Thanksgiving morning, and the feast lies ahead, not behind.…
November 25, 2018 in Journal

Giving Thanks

My most recent post from the Bennington Banner. Here is the link to the newspaper site: https://www.benningtonbanner.com/stories/ban-l-speakingofreligion-1124_web,557228? As I write this, it's Thanksgiving morning, and the feast lies ahead, not behind.…
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September 17, 2018 in Journal

A Different Kind of King

My most recent article in the Bennington Banner, original link here: https://www.benningtonbanner.com/stories/speaking-of-religion-a-different-kind-of-king,550408? I've never seen an episode of "Undercover Boss." I feel like I should get that up front. Never seen…
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August 20, 2018 in Journal

Praying Unceasingly

My latest from the Bennington Banner: https://www.benningtonbanner.com/stories/praying-unceasingly,547344?It's the most wonderful time of the year!Well, no, not really. But it is pretty awesome. Because it's football season! I love football!Actually, ok,…
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August 19, 2018 in Sermons

The Messenger and the Miracle

A sermon based on John 6:51-58 preached at the United Methodist Church in Rutland, Vermont, about what happens when a few voices start whispering. In the case of Jesus, it…
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