Sep 30 2014

Joseph Yoo: Party Like It’s 1999!

At the end of 2007, I remember having an exchange with the BOOM (Board of Ordained Ministry) registrar about my written exams. I had turned in everything that was required of me for provisional elder status — that is, except VHS tapes of my sermon. We were required to send copies of a worship we led as part of the … Continue reading 

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Sep 30 2014

the unlikely orange: unsung

i saw a preview for a show (or a movie?  not sure which) that asked the question, “what makes a hero?”  the question was left unanswered, suggesting that we need to watch the show to find out what makes the flash so fast, or what makes superm…

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Sep 30 2014

Mustard Seeds: Jason Mott’s The Wonder Of All Things (Book Review)

Jason Mott, the author of The Returned (known as Resurrection on ABC), returns with his second novel, The Wonder of All Things. The story of a small town, it lasers in on Ava and Wash, a young woman and her best friend, who survive a deadly … Continue reading

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Sep 30 2014

Uniting Grace: Welcome to the #UMC Straw Man Fighting Championships

The Walk Out In the world of combat sports, someone who pads their record by defeating unskilled opponents is said to be fighting “tomato cans.”  This is essentially what the crotchety trainer Mick says to Rocky in Rocky III: you’ve been fighting easy fights, and you’re not ready for Clubber Lang: Rocky: What are you […]

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Sep 30 2014

Mustard Seeds: Andy McDermott’s Valhalla Prophecy: Thwarting Doomsday

The latest cinematic thrill ride from Andy McDermott delivers a globe-trotting, flashback-filled adventure that finds International Heritage Agency boss Nina Wilde and her ex-military Brit husband Eddie Chase tackling a legendary doomsday of Viking proportions. Filled with Norse mythology, The Valhalla … Continue reading

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Sep 30 2014

Sunday's Child: Reflections on readings for September 30

Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel,who alone does wondrous things.Blessed by the glorious name of the Lord forever;may the Lord’s glory fill the whole earth.Amen and Amen.(adapted from Psalm 72:18-19)Isaiah 60:1-62:5″I will greatly rejoice,” Isaiah…

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