Nov 22 2014

salvaged faith: King and Shepherd #NaBloPoMo

It has been a rough couple of days. Charges were brought up against a colleague in Iowa who officiated a same-sex wedding.  I had far too many interpersonal conversations which … Continue reading

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Nov 22 2014

Mercy Not Sacrifice: Transphobia’s newest target: Winnie the Pooh

The transphobic Polish town council of Tuszyn has banished Winnie the Pooh from being a mascot for their playground, and Fox News wants you to know all about it. The reason: Pooh doesn’t wear any pants (just a shirt) and there is no bodily indication of which gender Pooh is. I’m used to defaulting to [Read More…]

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Nov 22 2014

connexions: “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life” — biblically annotated

According to the latest research, “Frank Sinatra’s ‘My Way’ has been replaced by Monty Python’s ‘Always Look on the Bright Side of Life’ as the most popular song played at funerals [in the UK]” (MSN Entertainment News, 22 November).
This is terrific news for the Church — and Shakespeare too (vide infra). It demonstrates that, contrary […]

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Nov 22 2014

Uniting Grace: The King Who Seeks

A couple of years ago, I heard the song “From a Distance” for the first time.  Though made popular by Bette Middler, my introduction was a live performance from a local celebrity during a fundraising breakfast for a community charity.   While many around me seemed to be deeply moved by the lyrics, I was … Continue reading The King Who Seeks

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Nov 22 2014

Sunday's Child: Reflection on One-Year-Bible readings for November 22

Open my eyes so that I might beholdwondrous things out of your law.(Psalm 119:18)Ezekiel 44:1-45:12Troubling message: Not all will be welcome.1 Peter 1:1-12This letter was to Christian congregations in what we now call Turkey, as the Common English Bib…

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Nov 22 2014

Allan R. Bevere: Saturday at the Cinema: How to Save Yourself from Bad Meetings

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