Oct 31 2014

Sunday's Child: Reflection on the readings for October 31

Bless the Lord, O my soul,and all that is within me(Psalm 103:1a)Lamentations 4:1-5:22The original audience for this poem were the people who had experienced the disaster of having a foreign power take over their country, destroying the capital and dep…

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Oct 31 2014

Uniting Grace: Arminianism & Postmodern Spirituality

“Let everything that has breath praise the Lord!” -Psalm 150:6 During a recent talk at Pfeiffer University, Reggie McNeal, author of Missional Renaissance and a leader in the missional church movement, discussed the shift in spirituality from Enlightenment modernity to 21st century postmodernity.  In previous generations, when there was a measure of Christian influence in the […]

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Oct 31 2014

This Day With God: Questions for Reflection for Study of Luke 7-8

Over the last few weeks in the study of Luke, noted were some thoughts and ideas that we can apply today as we journey through life. Some difficulties and adversities seem impossible to overcome but if we give up control … Continue reading

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Oct 31 2014

Seedbed: 7 Quick Facts about Halloween

What are the origins of modern day Halloween, this holiday that is second only to Christmas in popularity? Today, Andrew Dragos shares 7 quick facts about Halloween that reveal that determining the exact origins of specific traditions may be harder than expected, and speaks to the uneasy truce the church has had with the pagan cultures it inhabits.

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Oct 31 2014

Sacredise: God’s Call to Take Stock

Have you ever found yourself in the middle of a conversation when you suddenly felt the need to stop everything and say, “What were we talking about, again?” While this may not happen when we’re just talking about trivial things, it needs to happen often when we’re dealing with deep issues. It’s easy, as conversation ebbs […]

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Oct 31 2014

Beguine Again: TGIF: Moments of Beauty

This week the grey and rain Seattle is known for rolled in for the season and I had to be at the hospital for a 5 hour medical test.  As I woke up 2 hours earlier than normal and drove my car through the rain to yet another hospital, I began my own private pity…

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