Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Pain of War Continues…

This Memorial Day weekend has been particularly difficult for me. The memories of the loss of friends and people I served with as their pastor in Iraq have been brought to the forefront of my memories . Every bleeding and … Continue reading

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Signs and Symbols

Believe it or not all Christian worship services fallow a liturgy (from the Greek referring to: thework of the people).  Practically speaking a liturgy is the form andstructure of the service.  It is what people say and do and howpeople … Continue reading

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Loss, Trust and a New Work

While serving in Iraq during combat operations in 2006 my lungs were damaged. By 2008 the resulting breathing problems had progressed to the point I was medically evacuated from Iraq during my second tour as an Army chaplain. After more … Continue reading

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