I’m not going to shut up about this

I write this blog for two reasons. The first reason has always been the same — I’ve got a lot going through my head and I’ve always needed somewhere for it to go. The blog is the best place for it. And it has the added benefit of not driving my wife crazy hearing all of this.

But in recent times, I realized a second reason of why I write this blog. It’s not to convince anyone of anything — I doubt I’ve ever convinced anyone of anything. Rather, what I’ve written has been an encouragement for others. I know this because people have reached out to me and told me. Your…

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My name is Matthew Best. I’m an ELCA (Lutheran) pastor who attempts to translate church and churchy stuff into everyday language.

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Pastor Matthew Best

My name is Matthew Best. I’m an ELCA (Lutheran) pastor who attempts to translate church and churchy stuff into everyday language.