Dec 19 2014

Liquid Faith: Silencing the Distractions

*Warning: this is a long post, because I am processing something that has been on my mind for quite some time. If you don’t have the stamina to read it all, here is the gist. I am taking a step back from social media, email, and other digital distractions to pursue a life of excellence lived… Read More in Silencing the Distractions

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Dec 19 2014

John Meunier: Who are you, my God?

I love Augustine’s struggle to name God fully in the opening book of The Confessions: Who then are you, my God? What, I ask, but God who is Lord? For ‘who is the Lord but the Lord,’ or ‘who is … Continue reading

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Dec 19 2014

Kudzu Life: Christmas Celebration with Portugal Methodists

Celebrating Christmas in Porto:Christmas singing:Christmas story:Christmas sweets:

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Dec 19 2014

Incarnatio: A Wesleyan Perspective: What Mr. Tumnus Can Teach Us About Advent

After stumbling into the snowy wood of Narnia through the doors of a magical wardrobe, the first person Lucy met in this mysterious new country was a faun named Mr. Tumnus. Her presence startled him as much as his did her, so much so that he dropped th…

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Dec 19 2014

thoughtfulpastor: Part Three: From the Personal to the Public, the UMC disaster

Note: this is the third of a three part post. Part One: Reflections One Year Post Retirement: Out of the Christian Bubble. is here.  Part Two: Into the Sapphire Bubble is here. Let’s move momentarily from this very personal and private experience to public problems facing The United Methodist Church, my denomination. Although it probably…

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Dec 19 2014

thoughtfulpastor: Part Two: Into the Sapphire Bubble

Note: this is the second of a three part post. Part One: Reflections on Retirement: Out of the Christian Bubble is here. Part Three, From the Personal to the Public, the UMC Disaster, is here. So this smart, successful and opinionated Polish/Catholic/Jew and I stand on opposite ends of the political divide. Hardly the only difference between…

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