Oct 01 2014

Sacredise: Brainstorming for Worship: Joining Stories

This week I’m feeling a nudge to take this brainstorm in a different direction. Rather than focus on a particular reading from the Lectionary – which may or may not be helpful depending on whether you’re going to be using or encountering that reading in church on Sunday – I thought I would brainstorm around […]

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Oct 01 2014

The Heart Of The Matter: Why We Say ‘Living Relationship’ And Not ‘Personal Relationship’

If you have been to Good Shepherd for more than five minutes, you have heard the church’s mission statement:Inviting All People Into A Living Relationship With Jesus Christ.Thanks to our friend Will Mancini, we chose every word in that sentence with gr…

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Oct 01 2014

Begin Again: Find Joy in a Wholehearted Life

“I now see that cultivating a Wholehearted life is not like trying to reach a destination. It’s like walking toward a star in the sky. We never really arrive, but we certainly know that we’re heading in the right direction.”
― Brene Brown

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Oct 01 2014

One Man Show: Rebel Jesus

  Satanists are going to school. In response to Christian groups distributing Bibles to public school students in Florida, The Satanic Temple says it will follow suit with literature of its own. Their activity book has a coloring page of a young girl sitting in her study filled with “Satanic literature and philosophy” and a connect-the-dots puzzle to form an […]

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Sep 30 2014

Mustard Seeds: Jacob’s Story: Broken People Make Great Starts (Sunday’s Sermon Today)

The sun is just starting to come up over the hills in the distance, and he can see the figure of the angel walking away into the mist of the early morning dew. Lying battered and bloody, Jacob lays beside … Continue reading

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Sep 30 2014

John Meunier: When God told the priests to kill

After the Golden Calf episode, Moses received a word from God for the Levites. Then he said to them, “This is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: ‘Each man strap a sword to his side. Go back and … Continue reading

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