Nov 29 2014

Beguine Again: Transformational Sabbath

What does Sabbath have to do with the events in Ferguson, MO? Everything. It is everything.

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Nov 28 2014

bethquick.com: Lectionary Notes for Advent 1, Year B

Readings for First Sunday of Advent, 11/30/14:Isaiah 64:1-9, Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19, 1 Corinthians 1:3-9, Mark 13:24-37Isaiah 64:1-9:”O that you would tear open the heavens and come down, so that the mountains would quake at your presence” – Do …

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Nov 28 2014

A Pastor's Thoughts: Thoughts on Advent

The certainty of Christian hope lies beyond passion and beyond knowledge. Therefore we must sometimes expect our hope to come in conflict with darkness, desperation and ignorance. Therefore, too, we must remember that Christian optimism is not a perpetual sense … Continue reading

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Nov 28 2014

Beguine Again: Protected: Daily Prayer Pamphlet

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Nov 28 2014

Thoughts of a Naked Alien: Righteous Rioting?

There is a meme going around which asks: “Did you see white people riot when OJ was aquitted?” It made me think about what triggers are involved in rioting…Why would I riot?A. To protest of a great injustice;B. To honor a sports championship; orC. To…

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Nov 28 2014

Rural Minnesota Ministry: Rethink Church Videos

United Methodist Communications has a new “Rethink Church” video out for Advent and Christmas. They offered to insert church information at the end of the video. I took them up on the offer and they modified the video for each of the churches I serve. …

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