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Prepare the Way of the Lord! Advent Daily Devotions
By Rev. Eugenia A. Gamble   Prepare! Arise! Shine! Your Light Comes!   Rarely in my lifetime have I seen the contrast between light and darkness, love and hate, beauty and despair as clearly defined...
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Preparing the Way for the Synod of Living Waters
Gregory A. Goodwiller, Synod Executive   I have devoted a good bit of my vocational life to the development and implementation of policies, procedures, bylaws, and rules. That kind of work has always...
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Prepare the Way - Interim/Transitional Ministry
By Rev. James Gale   It feels like the last couple of years have given interim ministry a bad name.  Everywhere I turn, there are articles about how interim ministry has lost its way or conversations...
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Preparing the Way - Clean Water for Generations
By Steve Young Each morning, across 28 nations in over one thousand communities, men and women begin their day operating a Living Waters for the World purification system. Their faithfulness, day after...
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Preparing the Way for Christmas!
By Rev. Ann Laird Jones   Like all good celestial collision paths, Christmas Eve 2023 brings the incarnational arc as close together as imaginably possible. In the morning on December 24 we wake up to...
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Preparing the Way: Embracing Technology as Pastoral Care
By Rev. Eugenia A. Gamble I never thought it would be like this. When I was unexpectedly thrust into retirement after thirty-five years of pastoral ministry due to complications from what should have...
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Preparing the Way in Youth Ministry
By Althea Jerome   The high school youth in my home church are an inspiration. They enjoy spending time together. They support one another in their school activities, celebrating one another’s accomplishments....
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