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Sabbath Day

This is my weekly post describing how I spent my sabbath.

Last week a member of the congregation I serve told me that she has known a lot of pastors but not one of them faithfully kept a sabbath. 748 more words

Sabbath Plans

Book Review: Reality, Grief, Hope

Reality, Grief, Hope: Three Urgent Prophetic Tasks by Walter Brueggemann, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2014, 165 pp.

I adore Walter Brueggemann’s work, and I will confess to anyone who cares to listen that I think every sermon I have ever preached on a text from the Hebrew Bible has been influenced by his scholarship and pastoral insights. 842 more words

Book Review

Fire in My Bones

A sermon preached at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Wilton, CT on The Third Sunday after Pentecost – Proper 7, Year A (June 22, 2014)

Jeremiah 20:7-13… 1,421 more words


God Fathers-Forth (June 15, 2014)


A sermon preached by Randle R. (Rick) Mixon

First Baptist Church, Palo Alto, CA
Sunday, June 15, 2014

Text: Genesis 1:1-2:4


One of the biggest and hottest explosions in the universe –a rare event known as a gamma-ray burst (GRB) –has been spotted on camera. 1,926 more words

Pastor Rick

Marcus Borg and Walter Brueggemann

There are two amazing events in London this October, sponsored by United Churches in London. From Wesley-Knox United (www.wesleyknox.com) :

Marcus Borg

Marcus Borg: October 17-19 at Wesley-Knox•   … 106 more words

Coming Events

“Land for Peace" in the Middle East

As a foreign policy, the theology of Christian Zionism is counterproductive to a negotiated Middle East peace. It is tone deaf to the cries of a… 851 more words