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A Common Vocabulary

People of God at Ebenezer, A common vocabulary! I think more and more about what a blessing it is to hear and understand each other, or, sometimes, what a challenge it is to listen receptively and perceive each...


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Our Lenten Journey - God Provides

Our Lenten Journey – God Provides

Dear Saints of God at Ebenezer, As a teenager I frequently made a drive from our home in Oak Ridge, Tennessee (eastern part of the state) to a place on the Cumberland Plateau about an hour west....


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New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Dear Saints of God at Ebenezer, My family will attest that I have said this at the beginning of every family vacation since our sons were born – the best part of any journey is the beginning!...


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Ebenezer Lutheran Church

And Time Moves On

Among the important items on my bookshelf at Ebenezer, in addition to nine Bibles, is this resource: Temporary Shepherds: A Congregational Handbook for Interim Ministry. The author re–tells his experience on a 30–mile hike in the Green Mountains of Vermont....


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Prayer Ebenezer Lutheran Church blog

And I Will Pray

Dear Ebenezer family: When you receive this, I’ll be very close to being retired. As I enter this next phase of my life, I am deeply grateful for so many things, not the least of which is...


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Family Promise

I thought you’d like to see my report to the council at their March meeting. Family Promise director, the Rev. Karen Newsome, presented a temple talk during worship on Sunday, March 4, and our Ebenezer team offered...


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God's Valentine to Us

God’s Valentine to Us

As I write this, I have a cross of ashes on my forehead from our 7:45 AM Ash Wednesday service. On my way to my computer my wife wished me a “Happy Valentine’s Day.”...


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The Panoramic Journey

The Panoramic Journey

Among the important items I brought with me to Ebenezer in September, 2016, was this important resource, Temporary Shepherds: A Congregational Handbook for Interim Ministry. The author retells the experience on a 30-mile hike in the Green Mountains of Vermont....


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