Sep 19 2014

Begin Again: Creating Sacred Space by Calling on the Earth

In ritual, we typically begin by setting our intention. Examples of intention setting include: Call to Worship Opening paragraph of an essay Prayer Lighting a Candle Since we are focusing on the earth and climate care, I would like to share with you a Prayer for Creating Sacred Space that I found on a few Native America…

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Sep 19 2014

Glenys Nellist: Kids' Ministry Matters: Welcome!

Welcome here! I’m glad you are visiting these pages, where I hope you will find encouragement for your children’s ministry.I now write at my author website. Hope to see you there!

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Sep 19 2014

Mercy Not Sacrifice: Three arguments for Biblical inerrancy that need to be retired

One of the most important books I read in seminary was evangelical Old Testament scholar Peter Enns’ Incarnation and Inspiration, which offers a way of understanding the Bible in which its authority can be respected even if some of the stories it tells are not historical events. Peter Enns just released another book called The Bible [Read More...]

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Sep 19 2014

Reflections on the The Word and World: God loves you. Your church does, too.

Receive the Word of God. Learn its stories and study its words. Its stories belong to us all, and these words speak to us all. They tell us who we are. They tell us that we belong to Christ and to one another, for we are all people of Go…

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Sep 19 2014

We Your People, Ours the Journey: Sermon: Out of Joint

“Out of Joint” (September 14, 2014) Older, wiser, and perhaps more cynical, Jacob’s dreams of glory have not gone according to plan. He wrestles with God and with his understanding of God, and the encounter leaves him changed. How often to we wrestle with our faith or our circumstances in our lives? Do we receive […]

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Sep 19 2014

Commmonplace Holiness blog: Of Preachers, Pastors and CEOs

Well, as you can see, I am taking a bit of a blog break. I’ve been slightly tired this week, and I need to get feeling better for next week. Tiredness affects my attitude about being at the computer —…

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