Author Archives: dminrevapril

About dminrevapril

I am a pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA), who loves writing, reading, running, spending time with my family, and trying to make the world a better place.

Video for Palm Sunday

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Sermon 12.9.18

Trinity Presbyterian Church, Woodbury, MN

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It was a funny thing to say

You know that feeling when the words stick with you?  They may be kind words or hurtful words or mean words or just plain off the wall, but for whatever reason they are there in your conscious.   Recently I was … Continue reading

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I kept it all these years

There is a beautiful song in the award-winning Broadway musical Hamilton called One Last Time.  In the song, George Washington tells Alexander Hamilton that he is stepping down and not running for president.  Washington wants Hamilton to draft a good-bye … Continue reading

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Practicing what I preach

I haven’t written a blog post for so long I had to do a search for the username and password.  But alas, I feel drawn back to my writing, pulled back to the need to try to make sense of … Continue reading

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Do mean people exist?

I’m the first to admit that I like to see the best in people.  Call me naive and idealistic, call me a pollyanna, of course my name isn’t really Pollyanna, but I digress.  I tend to be too trusting, which … Continue reading

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Transformation…let’s all be transformers

In this Holy Season of Lent, I have a certain idea about transformation aka change.  I think of Easter Lilies and spring and the resurrection and how every one of those transformations are significant.  I also think reflect on my … Continue reading

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