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Leaning In to the Unknown

This past Sunday’s annual meeting was St. Luke’s at its best. Many people spent many hours preparing for that meeting — writing reports, preparing budgets, soliciting nominations, hosting open forums, ordering food, printing ballots, researching constitutional requirements, praying, listening, sharing hard truths, speaking from the heart. 583 more words


The Dark Night of the Soul

A sermon preached at Niles Discovery Church, Fremont, California,
on Sunday, January 25, 2015, by the Rev. Jeffrey Spencer.
Scriptures: “Stanzas of the Soul… 2,250 more words


Barbara Brown Taylor Quote.

Taylor, B. B. (2009). An altar in the world: A geography of faith. New York: HarperOne.


None So Blind

A sermon preached at Niles Discovery Church, Fremont, California,
on Sunday, January 18, 2015, by the Rev. Jeffrey Spencer.
Scripture: John 9
Copyright © 2015 by Jeffrey S. 2,016 more words


What's Pastor Kevin Reading: Barbara Brown Taylor

Over the course of December, in the busy holiday rush, I did not have much time for reading, let alone blogging.  But over the last two weeks I have started the New Year off right by devouring two of Barbara Brown Taylor’s collected reflections. 845 more words

What's I'm Reading/Watching/Listening To

"The Church is not a stopping place but a starting place"

For so many folks, even in our own community, the weekly church gathering is the end of their weekly journey. It’s where the religious road stops and they find the goal of their coming to Christ — a time of weekly renewal for themselves, with music they enjoy, with people they call their friends, and in a place they find familiar. 236 more words


two by Barbara Brown Taylor

An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith
Barbara Brown Taylor
HarperCollins e-books; Reprint edition (October 6, 2009), 244 pages
Kindle Edition $1.99, Amazon paperback $11.90… 538 more words