Jan 31 2015

ComPassion: “I March for Sandwiches.” Really?

Bill Mefford holds the position of Director of Civil and Human Rights on the General Board of Church and Society of The United Methodist Church. Notice I said he holds the position. What I did not say is that Bill Mefford is the Director of Civil and Human Rights. At best, Mefford is the Director…

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Jan 31 2015

Pastorbluejeans Ramblings: Day 31 – Measuring it out

Todays Reading – 1 Chronicles 24:1 – 2 Chronicles 7:10 I want to accomplish so many things over the next few months. I have ideas and dreams about what to do. My natural tendency is to simply go day-to-day and do all I can and hope that I reach those dreams and ideas. The reality […]

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Jan 31 2015

Sunday's Child: Sirach 26-28

Since I can’t figure out what to say about chapter 26, I have decided to quote from Dianne Bergant’s comments in the New Interpreter’s Study Bible: “Ben Sira was a man of his time….” and “[We] must discover ways of gleaning the fundamental theologica…

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Jan 31 2015

Allan R. Bevere: Saturday at the Cinema: What Is Your Time Really Worth?

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Jan 31 2015

Seedbed: Who is the Thief Who Comes to Steal, Kill, and Destroy?

Who is the thief that comes to steal, kill, and destroy, according to John 10:10? The answer might surprise you. Watch this video and listen in on Dr. Craig Keener explain the background to this passage.

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Jan 31 2015

Beguine Again: The Essence of Good Life

Hi all! I am on vacation and wanted to share an extraordinary moment with you that I connected with the concept of menuha as described by Rabbi Heschel. You can read his thoughts excerpted below. But as a quick preface, yesterday we paddled kayaks to a nature preserve and then took a 1/2 mile hike…

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