Nov 26 2014

SOUND BITES: Something to chew on that is good for the soul™: Thanks-Living

Thanks-Living is a lifestyle easily read,Saying “thank you” is too little heard And too little said.For what we have and what will be ours,We humbly give thanks,At these most gracious hours.Thanks-Living is a lifestyle all should embrace,Giving thank…

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Nov 26 2014

A Pastor's Thoughts: Sins and Grace

A brother questioned Abba Poemen in this way, ‘My thoughts trouble me, making me put my sins aside, and concern myself with my brother’s faults’. The old man told him the following story about Abba Dioscorus (the monk), ‘In his … Continue reading

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Nov 26 2014

Mustard Seeds: A Christmas Story To Tell (Sunday’s Sermon Today- Advent 1)

What are your favorite stories? The ones you would re-read or re-watch, the ones you love to hear for yourself again and to tell others about? The ones you can tell by heart? One of my favorite stories – and … Continue reading

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Nov 26 2014

Commmonplace Holiness blog: Pray

— via Sojourners, found here.

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Nov 26 2014

Sunday's Child: Reflection on the One-Year-Bible readings for November 26

My eyes fail with watching for your promise; I ask, “When will you comfort me?”(Psalm 119:82)Daniel 2:24-3:30None of the king’s wise men could interpret his dream, but Daniel could. He relayed to the king the interpretation of his dream that God h…

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Nov 26 2014

Via Media Methodists: Disemboweling the #UMC

It occurred to me recently that Jesus has little to do with our current denominational crises (sexuality, authority, polity, theology, etc.).  We argue about all of these and more, of course.  But Jesus is rarely invoked.  Whether this is because Jesus is not particularly relevant to our debates (which I don’t believe is true), or […]

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