Sep 02 2014

One Man Show: Showing God the Door

  Popular author and United Methodist pastor Adam Hamilton has shown God the door — the violent God of the Old Testament, that is. In a recent three-part blog series on his website, Hamilton suggests that the warriors of old, such as Moses, Joshua and David, were putting words in God’s mouth. “They attributed to God words, […]

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Sep 01 2014

3D Living: Episode 1: Resistance is Fuel

The first episode of my 3X3D Living Vlog is up. It is about facing resistance when we seek to move forward in living our Fully Dimensional Life by using our resistance as a guide and fuel through daily practices. In … Continue reading

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Sep 01 2014

Mitchell Lewis: For Labor Day

The United States is today observing the civic holiday of Labor Day. According to the Department of Labor, Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements … Continue reading

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Sep 01 2014

The Painted Prayerbook: Where Two, Where Three

Image: Kinfolk © Jan Richardson Reading from the Gospels, Year A, Proper 18/Ordinary 23/Pentecost +13: Matthew 18.15-20 Five years ago, on Labor Day weekend, the love of my life asked me to marry him. I was on Tybee Island, Georgia, with a group of my girlfriends from seminary who get together every year at this […]

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Sep 01 2014

Rev. Brent L. White: Sermon 08-24-14: “Bible Heroes, Part 3: Jacob”

Jacob was afraid on the night before he reunited with his brother, Esau. Twenty years earlier, when he fled his home to settle far away with his mother’s people, Esau had vowed to kill him. Was Esau still angry? Was he still willing to keep his promise? Jacob had no idea. To his credit, however, in […]

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Sep 01 2014

Rankin File: Another Lesson in the Power of Doctrine

Yesterday in worship we sang the old Gospel hymn, “I Stand Amazed in the Presence.”  It’s one of those songs that gets me all choked up.  I know, part of it has to do with my upbringing: Sunday night worship in those little Methodist churches my Dad served.  We sang all those songs either from […]

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