Apr 23 2014

Community of Hope: Easter Banner

A detail of the Easter banner created at Community of Hope on April 20, 2014.

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Apr 23 2014

Reflections on the The Word and World: Confirmation is Counter-Cultural and that is a Good Thing

“Our consumer culture is organized against history. There is a depreciation of memory and a ridicule of hope, which means everything must be held in the now, either an urgent now or an eternal now.”Walter Brueggemann in his book The Prophetic Imaginati…

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Apr 23 2014

A Pastor's Thoughts: The Beacon of the Cross

Easter Sunday is past, but the story remains. The mystical story of life over death gives us hope and victory and rests our souls. Christ is risen!                                   He is risen indeed! Harry Emerson Fosdick tells this story: Some years … Continue reading

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Apr 23 2014

Sandpiper's Thoughts: Witness to Love

Julian of Norwich goes on to say:I said this because I did not want to look up, for I would rather have remained in that pain until Judgment Day that have come to heaven any other way than by him.  This is a statement Julian makes in response to w…

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Apr 23 2014

Via Media Methodists: Social Justice is not Social Holiness

I attended a very liberal seminary. I don’t mean that pejoratively, nor do I believe it to be an unfair characterization. Many, if not most of the school faculty identify themselves and the school as progressive — which seems to be the preferred nomenclature of the theological left. I loved my time there. I grew […]

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Apr 23 2014

Chad Brooks | Worshiping A God Who Comes To Our World: How to Get People to Sing in Worship (why repetition matters).

How many times have you been in a worship service and no one is singing? I think this is especially true in many contemporary services. People often think there isn’t a way to specifically fix this. Instead, they blindly hope the Holy Spirit will fix a problem they can easily own. Last year on Facebook, […]

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