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I love my work as a pastor

Sometimes it’s hard, as I’m called to companion people as they walk through some very dark valleys. Sometimes it’s glorious, like when I hold a baby the day after she’s born, and again when I baptize her a few months later. I cherish that it is literally part of my job description to nurture relationships and cultivate community.  One of the communities that has been deeply meaningful to me is Moms in Faith, a ministry I helped found nearly ten years ago. It has been a real source of strength and joy for a lot of mothers—and, by extension, a lot of families.  Colleagues and friends often ask me for advice about starting a small group. There’s no such thing...

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