Oct 30 2014

Methodist in-Formation: Be One, Too: Lead Others to the Promised Land!

This message was offered at Lee Memorial United Methodist Church on Sunday, October 26, 2014.  This message is meant to freely flow from a moment with children to a conversation with adults who are all seated in the round at tables.  It’s a new style of preaching for me in a new experimental worship experience we’re trying for […]

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Oct 30 2014

Thoughts From The Heart On The Left: “Staring Across The Abyss”

Mediation for November 2, 2014, the 21st Sunday after Pentecost (Year A) All Saints Sunday Joshua 3: 7 – 17, 1 Thessalonians 2: 9 – 13, Matthew 23: 1 – 12 I have chosen to use the regular lectionary readings for this Sunday rather … Continue reading

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Oct 30 2014

Appalachian Preacher: Finding The Kingdom in Gloom and Doom

Over the past couple of months, I’ve found myself inundated with nothing but bad news.  As we wait on the edge of our seats for the decision of the grand jury in Missouri regarding whether or not to indict Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, I find the country (and my community) […]

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Oct 30 2014

United Methodist Church Pastor Poet: Fears and Halloween

What we think is ours is really not.I have trouble sometimes with giving away my love and blessing to others. For example, when I meet someone new for the first time, I tend to be careful about letting down my guard, of fully being present with that pe…

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Oct 30 2014

Wheneftalks: Math on Alleged “Voter Fraud” in Texas

We’ve been debating the discriminatory and shameful voter ID laws on my Facebook page for several days now. A lot of the debate centers around the question of just how wide spread the… Continue reading

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Oct 30 2014

General Board of Global Ministries: White House Discusses Ebola with Faith Groups

At a White House event, General Secretary Thomas Kemper joins delegates of 15 faith-based organizations to discuss Ebola response.

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