Nov 22 2014

Seedbed: 4 Non-negotaible Traits of a Worship Leader

What are some of the non-negotiable traits of the worship leader? In this video interview, Marva Dawn shares about the importance of a worship leader’s community, devotional life, Trinitarian orientation, and rehearsal.

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Nov 22 2014

Beguine Again: Time and Spirit

Sabbath is spirit in the form of time. -Heschel

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Nov 21 2014

A Pastor's Thoughts: Being Despised

A brother questioned an old man, “Tell me something which I can do, so that I may live by it,” and the old man said, “If you can bear to be despised, that is a great thing, more than all … Continue reading

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Nov 21 2014

UMR: Churches to serve as safe spaces after Ferguson grand jury announcement

After a prayer service outside her church turned violent last month, the Rev. Teresa Danieley, pastor of St. John’s Tower Grove, allowed those trying to escape the demonstrations to enter her church. Now, Danieley and dozens of other clergy members are preparing to once again offer their churches as safe spaces, or sanctuaries.

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Nov 21 2014

Threads from Henry's Web: When Fear Drives

Recently the topic of risk and danger has come up in several discussions of Christian Ministry. Shauna Hyde, who I interviewed along with Chris Surber, has spent the night in tent town with homeless folks and earned the informal title “vicar of tent town.” People have told her she’s crazy. But she manages to live […]

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Nov 21 2014

Threads from Henry's Web: From My Editing Work: Our Global Kingdom Citizenship

Two paragraphs from Rendering unto Caesar:

The most obvious conflict with the fusion of Christian and American identity is that it denies the universal nature of the Kingdom of God. When our allegiances are too strongly aligned with any kingdom of this world, be it the relatively benevolent kingdom of America or a malevolent kingdom […]

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