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
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
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