Author Archives: dkamphuis
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Author’s note: I don’t usually post my sermons on this blog, mostly because I don’t write anything down when I preach, but if you are interested in what an inner-city pastor preaches on Thanksgiving (with Ferguson in the headlines) then … Continue reading
Here is a revelation about me: I’m frequently wrong. And I don’t mean every day, run of the mill mistakes either (although that certainly happens too). I mean mistakes on the scale of Greedo thinking it was a good idea … Continue reading
I have a confession to make: I have sincerely prayed “Amen! Come Lord Jesus.” And I don’t mean “come Lord Jesus” in a “I hope I have a meaningful communion experience” way or “I hope I meet Jesus in the face … Continue reading
I have a confession to make… There are certain hymns that I just can’t stand. These aren’t complicated, hard to sing hymns either. No, I mean that there are classic hymns whose lyrics drive me crazy. Why is my ire … Continue reading
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is one of the greatest westerns ever made and also one of my favorite movies. It also makes for a convenient structure for talking about what I’ve been reading and learning this week. … Continue reading