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Rethinking Judgment

“Faith is moving forward.”  “God has a plan for us.”  “Let’s go.” Now, these words are from a drama.  They are not actually found in the scriptures.  The truth is, … Continue reading Rethinking Judgment

Right Here…Right Now…

On November 2, 2011, White House press secretary, Jay Carney was asked a question during a routine press briefing.  He was asked to explain the president’s belief that government should … Continue reading Right Here…Right Now…

Young Adults Who Change Lives

I don’t normally spend a lot of time in this space talking about programs, or doing “promotion.”  But occasionally, something comes up that has such a power and impact that … Continue reading Young Adults Who Change Lives

An Update after Monday’s Congregational Meeting

Dear Trinity friends, Thanks to the Trinity members who came to the special congregational meeting on Monday night.  There, we updated and discussed the allegations of sexual misconduct made against … Continue reading An Update after Monday’s Congregational Meeting

Life Lessons from the Cornfield: Risk vs. Reward

A common business, or investment principle is “risk vs. reward.”  This involves determining how much cost, or risk a businessperson is comfortable taking, in order to maximize the reward.  The … Continue reading Life Lessons from the Cornfield: Risk vs. Reward