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About wordhaver

I've been pastoring in various churches over the past three decades; for the past eight years have been an associate pastor at the Vineyard in Boise; oversee small group ministry and adult education classes - and manage the on-campus bookstore.

the wordhaver is over there ——>

I’m in dire need of some simplification in my blogging life. I dived in (more like was shoved into) the world of blogging three years ago, ultimately ending up with what I named my “wordhavering” blog some two years ago. … Continue reading

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i think this what we call a “pick-me-upper”

I just don’t know if I could get into this one. And look, it’s even unabridged… Notice the author stopped at 89…he didn’t even bother getting to an even number… Or a multiple of seven… Was going to check for … Continue reading

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Captured by Gettysburg

I haven’t done one of these in a while. But I have to stop and do it for this one. Have to. This has been my summer read. Yes, I know it has a limited audience – history lovers, civil … Continue reading

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time to Start

I now have a go-to book when gifting graduates of all ages and stages of life. That’s really the point of Jon Acuff’s latest book, Start – we are at multiple points of “graduation” all through our lives. Any of … Continue reading

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The Promise of Paradox Scares Me to Death Regularly

I didn’t intentionally place these two side by side on our “Readshare” shelf (people can take any book on this shelf, read, and, hopefully, not being book piggies, will return said books when finished). But these two made me pause … Continue reading

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