Author Archives: eurlog

About eurlog

I am a church planter. I love my city and participating in its life.

The Retreat

There had been infrequent talk about having a retreat for the adults of our little church, but the talk never got very far.  Cost and effort were big deterrents, and because of that, the idea would evaporate from our attentions. … Continue reading

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“You’re a religious man.”

Bella and I were taking our daily walk and crossed paths with a fellow walker and his dog.  These frequent encounters always result in a 5-10-minute path talk, often about health or the latest news or something pertaining to our … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Community

“Mom, I’m bored.” The plaintive comment came from a child with cell phone in hand, headed toward the kitchen with no particular plans for the day.  Mom is the usual source of ideas for activities. Bored child had been trained … Continue reading

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The Blessing

Will you bless my house? The request came from a friend who was about to move into her first “owned” home. I didn’t grow up in a tradition that blessed stuff.  It was seen as trivial.  It also revealed a … Continue reading

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Bike Path

Occasionally I am surprised by the people I encounter. Continue reading

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He drinks with us.

This is not a post about drinking, although that is where I will start. In 1995 I had a heart attack, after which a friend of mine brought me a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon saying, “Now you have to drink … Continue reading

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Help Wanted

Our church began in the most difficult form of church plant, the parachute drop.  In a PD a church planter and spouse move to a new community without a team or any other accoutrements.  In short, they “parachute” into town. … Continue reading

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