Category Archives: The Bible

To Elliot, on the Occasion of His 18th Birthday

Dear Elliot, Happy Birthday! It’s a weird birthday, with everyone ordered to shelter-in-place because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, I’m praying that it can somehow be a Happy Birthday. You’ve brought so much happiness to my life over these last … Continue reading

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A Week in Ashes and Dust

The state of Ohio is nearing total shut-down in its fight to slow the spread of COVID-19. All universities, high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools have been shut down. All restaurants, cafes, and bars have switched to carry-out and … Continue reading

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An Open Letter from the Pastors of H2O Kent

To H2O Staff, H2O Students, H2O City Members, and H2O Kids, We are living through strange times in Northeast Ohio. In all our years of life and ministry, we’ve never experienced something quite like this COVID-19 situation. The governor has … Continue reading

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