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Absolute Truth ?.... Absolutely


‘Two men say they’re Jesus – one of ‘em must be wrong’ – Mark Knopfler

I have debated the wisdom of talking about this subject. 

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Emerging Church

The Power of Love: a sermon for Epiphany 7A - Matthew 5:38-48

This sermon is a departure from my usual style; a teaching sermon, working without a manuscript. Using Keynote various images where projected to assist in setting the context for Jesus teaching on non-violent resistance. 99 more words

Progressive Theology

Sharing my Faith

Here’s a good question. In the face of someone who knows does not know much about Christianity, how would you share the gospel of Jesus Christ? 994 more words

Ordinary Time

More than Just the Be Happy Attitudes: a sermon for Epiphany 4A

The Beatitudes: Matthew 5:1-12 Listen to the sermon:https://pastordawn.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/epiphany-4a-feb-2-2014.m4a

The beatitudes, from the Gospel According to Matthew have become  so very familiar to us that they have almost lost their ability to touch us. 2,551 more words

Progressive Theology

Top Divinity Schools: Use Gender-Neutral Language to Refer to God

from The National Review:

The divinity schools at Duke and Vanderbilt Universities have instructed their professors to start using more “inclusive” language when referring to God because the masculine pronouns “have served as a cornerstone of the patriarchy.” For example: This year’s divinity course catalogue at Vanderbilt tells professors to give “consistent attention to the use of inclusive language, especially in relation to the Divine,” because the school “commits continuously and explicitly to include gender as an analyzed category and to mitigate sexism.” 332 more words

Signs Of The Times

Baptism of Jesus

Join us tomorrow as we celebrate the Baptism of Jesus. Everyone is welcome! See you at 10:45am at Holy Cross Lutheran Church Our Hymn of the Day will be Marty Haugen’s Song Over the Waters
Progressive Christianity

A Blessing for the New Year (John O'Donohue)

The art of blessing is often neglected. The birth of a New Year calls forth the desire in us to bestow a blessing upon those we love. 74 more words

Progressive Theology