Author Archives: Clay Stauffer



Clay Stauffer

9/11 Showed the Best & Worst of Humanity
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9/11 Showed the Best & Worst of Humanity

Twenty years ago, our nation was attacked. Do you remember where you were on that fateful Tuesday morning? Do you remember how you felt when turning on the TV? Shock. Anger. Sadness. Dismay. Outrage. Nineteen...

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September 16, 2021
How To Measure Your Life?
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How To Measure Your Life?

Life is unpredictable. We can not and should not take it for granted. Every day we wake up and we never really know what the day might bring. Last Monday, Aug. 23rd, longtime Anglican pastor...

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September 07, 2021
Ready for Fall!
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Ready for Fall!

This Sunday is Homecoming Sunday at Woodmont! Summer is quickly drawing to a close, school is back, and we are now ready for fall kickoff. I feel renewed and refreshed after a sabbatical and I’m...

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August 19, 2021
Cultivating Inner Peace
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Cultivating Inner Peace

I’m entering the final few weeks of my sabbatical. We will welcome two very special guests to our pulpit. This Sunday, August 8th, my friend and new Belmont president Dr. Greg Jones will preach. Greg...

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August 03, 2021
Update from Sabbatical
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Update from Sabbatical

During the first part of my sabbatical, I have been able to rest, reflect, renew, plan, and spend meaningful time with family. We are now in the Outer Banks with Megan’s family. I miss seeing...

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July 26, 2021
Antidotes to Cultural Contempt
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Antidotes to Cultural Contempt

Sigmund Freud famously remarked, “Life as we find it is too hard for us; it brings us too many pains, disappointments, and impossible tasks.”  Freud says, “We are threatened with suffering from three directions: from...

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July 12, 2021
Mission in the Community
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Mission in the Community

This past Sunday, June 20, we voted to approve both our proposed operating budget and our new leadership slate for the upcoming church year. This coming Sunday, June 27, we will install our new leaders...

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June 24, 2021
Wrestling with Life's Deep Questions
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Wrestling with Life’s Deep Questions

Socrates famously stated the “the unexamined life is not worth living.” If that is true, how often do we stop to ask, “What is the meaning and purpose of it all? What brings us fulfillment,...

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May 25, 2021