Aug 23 2014

Seedbed: Ben Witherington III on Spiritual Practices

Deep from the vault, we pulled out this old video of J. D. Walt interviewing Ben Witherington on the resurrection. They cover a number of topics related to Scripture, its role in the church, and other practices that lead to healthy spiritual formation.

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Aug 23 2014

Begin Again: We Need Sabbath – We Deserve Sabbath

“Every person needs to take one day away.  A day in which one consciously separates the past from the future.  Jobs, family, employers, and friends can exist one day without any one of us, and if our egos permit us to confess, they could exist eternally in our absence.  Each person deserves a day away…

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Aug 23 2014

One Man Show: Cannot Not Believe

  Dr. Kent Brantly, the missionary doctor who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, has been released from an Atlanta hospital. In an August 21 press conference, Brantly said, “God saved my life, a direct answer to thousands and thousands of prayers…thank you to the Liberia community, Emory hospital and so many of you, my family, […]

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Aug 22 2014

Hacking Christianity :: Rev. Jeremy Smith: #UMC resources about #Ferguson for churches

There’s several official resources out that offer some content and starters for clergy and congregations who are choosing to preach or teach or organize on an upcoming Sunday on the topic of Ferguson and the killing of Mike Brown. First, the General Board of Discipleship has released a document “Preaching about the Shooting of Michael Brown” that offers […]

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Aug 22 2014

connexions: End of the day at Greenbelt #gb14

I’m sitting in an improvised dining shelter, preparing to get into my tent at Greenbelt. Listened to a talk by Brian McLaren (”Bible 3.0″), which was ok, followed by a pint in the site pub “The Jesus Arms”. Now enjoying the darkness and relative peace with a cup of coffee breed cowboy style [...]

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Aug 22 2014

The Expatriate Minister: Stormclouds gathering above the Williams Tower #houwx

Thunderstorms roll in to the Uptown/Galleria area of Houston this afternoon. Now with dramatic lighting!
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