Crossings posts tagged with ‘Pastor Christian’

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Looking Back, Looking Forward

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by Christian Ruch Jesus said to them, “Therefore every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom of heaven is like a master of a house, who brings out of his treasure what is new and what is old.”   Matthew 13:53 A couple of weeks ago I wrote in this blog about the ten-year […]

It Was Ten Years Ago Today…

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 by Christian Ruch On February 1, 2004 a small group of brave people gathered at our house in Hopkins for the first ever Church of the Cross worship service (although at that point we were just called “Minnesota Anglican Church Plant.” )  A group of us had met together over the last few months to […]

The Great Christmas Cookie Exchange

by pberg

by Christian, Aidan, Cyrus, Drew, and Lottie Ruch (with a special guest appearance by Sophie the dog) Christian: Hi everyone. Today on Crossings I have a few guest bloggers to help me out. Say Hi, guest bloggers. Ruch Children: Hi, guest bloggers. Christian: Is that some sort of joke? Drew: I think Cy is some sort of […]

Reflections on GAFCON 2

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by Christian Ruch I was very honored to be able to attend the Global Anglican Future Conference in Nairobi last month as a delegate from our Diocese of the Upper Midwest. I was thankful that among the 1300 Anglicans who gathered in Nairobi, Minnesota was represented. I tried my best not to embarrass you– for instance, no loud […]

The First Blog Post: Funny and Interesting

by pberg

by Christian Ruch Some of the young folk on the church staff team have told me about this new thing called a “blog.”  Apparently this is the shorthand term used for a web log–as in a log entry that appears on the World Wide Web–which is sometimes just called ‘the web’ for short.  I have […]