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Have you found your true calling?

Well, I might’ve been a bit optimistic about the Springtime arriving early last week but a friend of mine from Lithuania has sent me this thoughtful guest blogpost, and since it has begun to snow again here in Ireland, her photographs are the perfect fit for us, wouldn’t you say?   586 more words

Art

Prayer for Vocations

Gracious God,
You have called me to life
and gifted me in many ways.
Through Baptism You have sent me
to continue the mission of Jesus… 111 more words

Non-Negotiable Issues

By Graham Glover -

On the issue of _________________, I will not negotiate. Moreover, if one’s position on this issue is different than mine, then we cannot be part of the same political party/ecclesial communion. 653 more words

The Emperor's Chair

An All-In Kind of Faith (1 Kings 19:19-21)

Sermon for the 3rd Sunday after Epiphany (1/25/2015)

Text: 1 Kings 19:19-21

Theme: An All-In Kind of Faith

            Alea iacta est. How many of are familiar with that Latin phrase? 2,087 more words

Sermons

Don't Push the River

By J. Barrett Owen

Our guide shouted, “Don’t push the river!” I was white-water rafting (poorly) down the Amazon. With the raft swirling and the water splashing, the guide’s command made about as much sense as choosing what you are supposed to do with your life at eighteen years old.   617 more words

Theology

my graduate school journey: looking back

I’m in my last semester of graduate school, part two. In May, I will be graduating and embarking on the next phase of my life’s journey. 967 more words

Graduate School

Work All Day

When we meet someone new for the first time, what’s the first question we ask after learning his/her name? Some people will inquire about family, others will ask about a possession or distinguishing feature, but the overwhelming majority of us simply say, “And what do you do?” We seem to default to asking about work, particularly in Western cultures. 1,236 more words

Public Theology