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My Faith Journey Part 2

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This year I decided I really wanted to go back to my confirmation retreats although I have been confirmed for about 2 years now. It was a great decision. The weekend was fun and a great change of pace. Although I enjoyed and looked forward to going on the retreats when in the program there was still some element of having to… Read more »

TEY @ Gettysburg

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A whole week of deep discussions and of lots of play time, of time to breath and making new friends. In the midst of what is turning out to be a very long and fairly tiring summer, this one week in Gettysburg was just what I needed. Along with 17 other pretty cool Lutheran teenagers and some amazing adults, I… Read more »

Generation Z

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It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything, but it isn’t due to not knowing what to write. I’ve written many posts…in my head. I’m going to start with writing about Generation Z. I’ve seen a lot of articles pop up on my Facebook page about my generation. We are either the doomed generation or we are the generation that’s going to… Read more »

This I Believe…

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Here it is. My final confirmation homework assignment from my last confirmation retreat. Its been a long 3 years at times, but they have all been good and fruitful. In this assignment we had to create a single Belief statement after looking at the Apostle’s Creed. It was kind of challenging to narrow down to just one and even still… Read more »

50 Shades of Hate

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I have a confession to make.  It’s not something of which I’m terribly proud.  It is, however, a part of who I am. I am a racist. I am a homophobe. These are not statements you normally hear someone say about themselves.  These are not goals to which most (civilized) people aspire.  And, if you know me in real life,… Read more »

Moral Authority?

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In the last few weeks, the same question has come at me from a couple different directions in a couple different forms. In a recent tete-a-tete I had with a Facebook friend and fellow scouter, he postulated that his morality was based on biblical teaching while mine was based on nothing but my feelings, and therefore baseless. A blog post… Read more »