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    Readmission

    I'm back after an absence of... thirty-two months. Although this is my prior account, it seems like a good occasion to reintroduce myself. (Especially since there are probably a number of new people here, and a lot of prior friends who have - alas - fallen through the vast chasms in my memory.)

    So: I'm JB. Maybe some of you remember me. Academic-at-heart from Amish country. Last time I dropped by, I was still a seminarian. Now I'm older, probably not wiser, but there's always hope. I've now been pastoring a small church for two-and-a-half years, through numerous deaths, my predecessor's dementia, some minor vandalism, and a natural disaster (church got walloped by a big ol' tornado). It's been an interesting road. Did some travel during that time (back to Greece again - I made pilgrimage to a couple monasteries on Mount Athos). Now, on top of pastoral duties and some other denominational service (facilitating a district of churches, serving on the national ministry team, chairing the historical society), I'm hoping to enjoy a return to TheologyWeb.

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    Good to see you again!



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    Good to see you both, too!
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    Hello again!

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    Did you know that Jawa Man is now a priest? I dropped in at his church last month (purely coincidental - I was traveling for a wedding, and his was the closest to my hotel).
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    Quote Originally Posted by One Bad Pig View Post


    Did you know that Jawa Man is now a priest? I dropped in at his church last month (purely coincidental - I was traveling for a wedding, and his was the closest to my hotel).
    Now you, I've missed.

    I think I did know that! If I'm accurately correlating people's TWeb names (many of which I recall only faintly) with their actual names. If I'm ever in that neck of the woods, I'd sure like to drop in at his church.
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    Glad you are back, JB.

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