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Dave Ketter
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Follower of Jesus. Gospel Absurdist. Anglican Priest. Pastor/Church Planter. Son. Brother. Seanchaí.
Follower of Jesus. Gospel Absurdist. Anglican Priest. Pastor/Church Planter. Son. Brother. Seanchaí.

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On just needing Gospel....
Anyone that knows me, knows I'm a fairly ecumenical guy. That's not in the sense of "I've got friends who worship differently than I do." That's in the sense of "I've done everything I can to enter into the traditions and communion of friends who are not fr...

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New Beginnings
Birth. Baptism. First day of school. Confirmation. First date. Commencement. First day on the job. Engagement. Marriage. These are the kinds of things we associate with new beginnings. They're milestones, celebrations-- marks of life flourishing. But the re...

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Inputs Abounding--Outputs Thriving
It's taken me many years to understand myself well enough to know what I need to do. To rest. To work. To love. To be loved. To create. To admire. To set boundaries. To make some efforts at discipline. To make friends. To be be alone. In the past year, I've...

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Zaki's Great Exchange
Many will remember the childhood Bible song... Zacchaeus was a wee little man, A wee little man was he.  He climbed up in a sycamore tree, For the Lord he wanted to see... I make no apologies for the fact it is now stuck in your head. My Arabic-speaking fri...

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The Recovery
So, just two weeks ago, I had surgery. It was outpatient and relatively minor, but it involves six weeks of recovery: no lifting anything over 15 lbs., walking instead of running, no exercise of any kind, wearing a large binder/flexible belt around my torso...

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A preview of coming attractions. I sat down with my friend, the Rev. Peg Bowman, to talk about what God is doing in Germany among the refugees.

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Re-Entry Burns, Bruises, and Blues
I've always been one who is very public about what I'm doing in ministry. I'm open about the excitement, the plans and hopes, and the downsides. That was certainly the case while I was in Germany, updating some 100+ people multiple times in the week about m...

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Review: Darkness is my Only Companion: A Christian Response to Mental Illness by the Rev. Dr. Kathryn Green-McCreight
I've spent a lot of time around mental illness. Whether learning about depression because of family history and the symptoms of the thyroid condition I was diagnosed with when I was 18, or from people I care about walking in the valley of the shadow of deat...

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When the Anglican leads Pentecostal prayer meetings....
I make no secret about my Pentecostal background and continuing Pentecostal convictions. I've long regarded it as a blessing and critical part of how I know God. I pray in tongues. I expect miraculous healing. I've received prophecies, words of knowledge, a...
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