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As the sun rises…

I’ve discovered a new park from which to watch the sun rise.  I stop at the Starbucks across the street and get a refill of the Veranda Blend coffee, and then head over to the parking lot of the park.  I like this park because there are actually picnic tables on the deck where I can sit and see the ocean.  This eliminates the need to lug the chair that lives in the trunk of my car down to the sand.

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Sunrise reflections


“When the adversaries of Judah and Benjamin heard that the exiles were building a temple to the Lord God of Israel, they approached Zerubbabel and the hands of families and said to them, “Let us build with you, for we worship your God as yo do, and we have been sacrificing to him ever since the days of King Esarhadden of Assyria who brought us here.”  But Zerubbabbel, Jeshua and the rest of the heads of families in Israel said to them,

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Reflections on a trip to South Sudan

It’s about time to try to summarize my trip to South Sudan using a few key pictures of some favorite moments.  For a sermon I preached recently with more details about the processing of that trip, go here for the audio version or here for the manuscript.

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