Tag: pastor

Who am I a Pastor to?

At our Seattle church it was called the Wednesday Night Dinner. In Hollywood, it was The Lord’s Lighthouse. Here in Santa Rosa, it’s the Nomadic Shelter.  All of these ministries have provided regular opportunities for me to be around friends who are homeless, challenged with mental illness,  struggling with addictions or battling major physical issues.…
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Limitations

I’m not much of a bowler, but I remember taking our kids to a bowling alley several times for an evening of fun. When they were very young, the most fun was had when the manager put “bumpers” in the lane gutters.  That kept the ball out in the middle of the lane so it…
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Keeping the Door Open

by Dan Baumgartner I am a pastor. What does this mean? Eight months into the Covid-19 era with no concrete end in sight, and possibly never a return to our previous normal, here is my answer: I’m not always sure right now. Don’t get me wrong. I’m not in despair. I’m leading session meetings by…
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