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Where do we go from here?

Where do we go from here?

At the February “Conversations with the Bishop” event Bishop Tracie Bartholomew shared some startling and somewhat disheartening news with respect to church vitality in the New Jersey Synod. Of the 166 congregations in the synod two-thirds reported last year an...
Faith in Times of Suffering and Struggle”

Faith in Times of Suffering and Struggle”

On New Year’s Day my family spent the afternoon at the Dachau concentration camp just north of Munich during our vacation to Germany and visiting my father’s family. Walking through the gates that tens of thousands of prisoners walked through, and reading the wrought...
Worship Gets You Through Wegmans and the Week

Worship Gets You Through Wegmans and the Week

“It’s a good thing I went to worship this morning or I don’t know how I’d deal with Wegmans today!” That was Kate’s comment a few weeks ago when we decided shopping at Wegmans on a Sunday afternoon DURING the Eagle’s game might result in fewer shoppers and less...
50 Dead, 53 Wounded – What’s Next?

50 Dead, 53 Wounded – What’s Next?

The news assaults our hearts and our heads like a ton of bricks. Saturday night, while most of us slept, a massacre occurred in Orlando, the place most of us associate with laughter, life and joy. It’s the largest death toll due to gun violence in the history of our...