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Thanksgiving: A Jewish thought and a question; a cultural reflection

 I got to know thanksgiving from American movies, it was pretty clear to me that Thanksgiving was an important part of the culture and that a big bird is eaten on this day. 812 more words


Uniting Church Minister explains why he protests

Anti-coal activists at the controversial open-cut coal mine at Maules Creek, near Narrabri, are at times surprised to find themselves accompanied by a Uniting Church Minister. 468 more words

Faith In Action

Thanksgiving? Now??

Preached on 11/25/14 for the Newark Interfaith Ministerium annual Thanksgiving service

Matthew 14:13-21

It is a privilege for me to be here tonight with you all, and this is particularly special for me because my own faith has been so nurtured by my time in interfaith and ecumenical communities.   960 more words


One Way Tolerance on the Interfaith Bridge

“. . . it is hard to understand how a Christian church opening its sanctuary for Islamic prayers that renonce Jesus Christ contributes to interfaith tolerance.

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Thy Neighbor

…”You shall love thy neighbor as yourself…” – Jesus

Christians believe the man named Jesus was the Son of God. The Bible’s New Testament is a collection of stories and sayings attributed to his life and teachings.

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be the change you want to see in the world

November 24, 2014

I’ve thought/meditated/prayed about this all day today. I have decided not to blog about Michael Brown or Ferguson, Missouri or American racism. Volumes have been shared considering his tragic death, the Brown family’s loss, the community’s pain and the nation’s bigotry, hatred and fear that still simmers 149 years after the Civil War. 361 more words