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Craig Morton
Works at Emmaus Christian Fellowship
Attended Eatern Bapatist Theological Seminary
Lives in Meridian ID
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Vocation Begins with Listening
It Begins with Listening Everyday
upon waking, we have three questions to respond to:   Who am I? What do I have to offer? And, who is
my neighbor?   When these questions are
asked by followers of Jesus Christ, the answers are transformative.   As each day ...
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Thanks for the reminder about Joy to the World. I was once remarking how our hymnal tends to be on the reflective, somber, dark side in some of our kingdom songs. Not that one.
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Yes, we can rejoice in God's kingdom!
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God in a Gorilla Suit
"One more thing" There's an experience I often have when I preach. As soon as I get done, I often think of other things I should have said.  There have been times I have felt compelled to walk back up to the pulpit and say, "oh yeah, one more thing." But I ...
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Purity
A few mornings ago, as I was walking to, for some reason I started to contemplate "purity". I usually contemplate more immediate issues like: what will I make for supper? are hard wood floors easier to clean than carpets? do I have enough in the checking ac...
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Vocation Begins with Listening
It Begins with Listening Everyday
upon waking, we have three questions to respond to:   Who am I? What do I have to offer? And, who is
my neighbor?   When these questions are
asked by followers of Jesus Christ, the answers are transformative.   As each day ...
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You Won't be Able to Discern God's Actions...
...if you don't know what... ...God cares about. This morning I was reading a wonderfully short blog by Scott McKnight, entitled "The OT's Most Important Command"* It got me thinking on a couple levels.  Leaning on the work of Walter Brueggemann (and who wo...
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Occupation
Think, talk, irritate, rinse, repeat...
Skills
creative consultancy, conflict transformation, theological reflection, moderating difficult conversations
Employment
  • Emmaus Christian Fellowship
    Pastor, 1999 - present
    Co-pastor with my wife, Karla, for a small congregation in Meridian, Idaho.
  • Brown Mackie College
    Academic Advisor, 2009 - present
  • IMD
    Vicar at Large, 2000 - present
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Meridian ID
Previously
Tempe, AZ - Flagstaff AZ - Philadelphia, PA - Elbing, KS - Harleysville, PA - Newton, KS
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accodring to some: "vicar at large"
Introduction
I am a fortunate Mennonite pastor who gets to enjoy working at a college, going to high school sporting events, and enjoy my neighborhood.  These are great places to work, play, live and serve. I enjoy good beer and home brewing good beer. For the past ten years I have been an ecclesiastical juggler. I work and serve among a variety of Christian traditions as a consultant. I am also a husband and parent of four kids. 
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I am in a league of extraordinary people
Education
  • Eatern Bapatist Theological Seminary
    Master of Divinity, 1983 - 1986
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