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Today I want to talk about the new class I’m teaching at WFPC; not so much teaching, really, as facilitating.
The point of the new class is to provide a place where those currently not enrolled in adult-education can explore what it means to live as intentional disciples of Jesus, rather than “ho-hum” church members; to “stand on the promises,” instead of merely sitting on the premises. 487 more words
Today I would like to develop further the idea I introduced yesterday of finding one’s voice. Isaiah 40:1-9 has spoken to me lately, and though the topic there is Jerusalem/Zion’s revival after a long season of disruption from Babylonian and Assyrian tyrants, there are parallels to today’s church and the role of prophet therein. 800 more words
I’ve begun the first week of my first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) with Jeffrey D. Sachs of Columbia University. This summer I presented a problem to the presbytery leader learning community in Connecticut … the problem, I proposed, is that church as we know it is not sustainable. 527 more words
Today I’m exploring an idea that penetrates all the way – I believe – to the core of who we are as redeemed people. It involves most of my favorite “r”-words; you know the ones I mean: redemption, reconciliation, restoration, renewal, renovation, reinvention… and more. 629 more words