Sep 30 2014

Seedbed: When the Almost Christian Intentionally Stays Out of the Promised Land

As leaders in the theological tradition of Wesley, it is our responsibility to not only teach but demonstrate the amazing love of God and the presence of the Holy Spirit in our lives to such an extent that our people yearn for the Promised Land in which we live.

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Sep 30 2014

Begin Again: Hand Drawing a Labyrinth Meditation – Prayerful Tuesday

Drawing a Cretan or Classical Labyrinth http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cT9BdWMrvnA Note: the artist is making a right hand labyrinth, instruction are for a left hand labyrinth.  The method is the same; the difference is the starting point,  which is from the top left hand short angle line to the top long center line. I love walking a labyrinth,…

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Sep 30 2014

Thoughts of a Naked Alien: Be Better People.

(Painting by Rembrandt)
What God said: “Stop being jerks. Play nice.”
What they heard: “Don’t, don’t, don’t, never, and don’t some more (except when)…”

The Voice was all thundery, and trumpety, and volcanoey! It put the fear of God into them and they wet their pants.  “Stay away from us God!” they said; “You’re too scary! Tweet Moses and he can re-tweet it to us.” So he did.

The first message? “RT @G_D – Fear not!”

 


(A naked summary of Exodus 20:1-20)

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Sep 30 2014

The Heart Of The Matter: Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Reasons We Don’t Do Fund Raisers

There is no Fall Bazaar at Good Shepherd.No bake sales.We’re not a hot dog church.No barbecues, yard sales, or pumpkin patches. We don’t even operate as a consignment store one weekend a year.In fact, not only do we not do extra-curricular fund raisers…

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Sep 29 2014

John Meunier: Some hope of truth

Christian Century has published a number of responses to the 25th anniversary of the publication of Resident Aliens by Stanley Hauerwas and Will Willimon. I skimmed a couple of the responses, but what I found most interesting was Hauerwas and … Continue reading

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Sep 29 2014

Wheneftalks: Mom at 80

Filed under: Life Happens, The Trail’s Always A Metaphor Tagged: White Rock Lake

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