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From Karl Travis | October 10, 2018

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  Fellow Stewards,   I love stewardship season. I love stewardship season because I believe that generosity is God’s most foundational characteristic. And, I believe that becoming more generous is among the greatest goals in a life of discipleship. And, I am convinced that...

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From Karl Travis | October 7, 2018

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  Fellow Stewards,   I love stewardship season. I love stewardship season because I believe that generosity is God’s most foundational characteristic. And, I believe that becoming more generous is among the greatest goals in a life of discipleship. And, I am convinced that...

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From Karl Travis | September 19, 2018

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Dear Friends, It’s that season again – stewardship season. Some congregations view the annual stewardship campaign as something akin to a flu shot. We’ll allow ourselves to be pricked in the body’s nether regions so long as it inoculates us for the rest of the year...

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From Karl Travis | August 8, 2018

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A Midsummer Night's Pastor Report With so many of us traveling to escape the dog-days, you might be surprised at how much is going on in our church. Things do not slow down for the summer months! Here’s a report on just a few goings-on. The Sanctuary renovation continues apace. I think...

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From Karl Travis | August 1, 2018

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When the going gets hot, the smart get going. Lots of First Pres folk will travel in August, venturing to places higher and cooler. If you’re fortunate enough to be among them, Godspeed and safe travels. It’s worth reflecting on the possibilities of mobility. Some people travel to...

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From Karl Travis | June 13, 2018

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I’m the luckiest guy I know. I pop out of bed and can’t wait to get to work. I absolutely love my job. Well, job isn’t the best description for being a pastor. Vocation is a much better word. Vocation comes from vocare, a Latin verb meaning “to call.” I feel called...

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From Karl Travis | May 16, 2018

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     I asked Lois Lane to tell me about God.      You might remember Margot Kidder. She played Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve in the 1978 Superman, and in the three 1980s sequels.      Kidder died Sunday, at 69. May she rest in...

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