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Speak Well

What words are Christians allowed to say? Are any off limits? Have you ever been turned off by the way a religious person talked? When asked to comment on the main problem with American theology, esteemed theologian, Dr. 1,074 more words


Hired or Fired?

Preached at St. Mary the Virgin, Weston on the Green
16th November 2014: 2nd Sunday before Advent
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11; Matthew 25:14-30

Is it just me, or does the Gospel reading we’ve just heard sound a bit like an episode of… 1,464 more words


Sermon: Feast of All Saints

Then he said to me, “These are they who have come out of the great ordeal; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.” 1,112 more words


For Our Veterans, More Than Thank You - Peace To You

On Veterans Day, it’s important to face the full price paid by veterans for their national service. Veterans today commit suicide at the highest rate in our nation’s history, have startling rates of prescription drug and alcohol abuse, and are often thought of as “damaged goods.” For our Veteran’s and their loved ones, I pray that we can be ears that listen and hands that heal in Jesus’ name. 287 more words

Rick Lee James

Mr. Wesley's fabulous contraption

Scripture, of course, is the source as well as the paradigm of Christian speech. What we say must be said faithful to the language of Scripture.

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John Wesley

The absurdity of Christianity (or, 2+2=5)

It can be difficult to build your life on absurdities, on a worldview and belief system that from almost any calculation seems impossible. It’s even more difficult to convince others to do the same. 1,384 more words


Some Missional Tweets for Your Weekend


Lift up Christ when asked. Live Christ so people ask.

— Leonard Sweet (@lensweet) October 13, 2014


Scripture makes no differentiation btwn sacred & secular in activities.

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