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Stumbling Toward a Worthy Life

How many of these names do you recognize?

Sandra Bland
Rexdale Henry
Kindra Chapman
Samuel Dubose
Joyce Curnell
Ralkina Jones
Raynette Turner
Sarah Lee Circle Bear… 885 more words


Throwback Thursday: Does Church Attendance Equal Following Jesus?

Spoiler alert! There are tons of devout Christians who don’t believe that following Jesus means sitting in a building every week to sing and listen to a motivational speaker.  125 more words

The View From My End

Real Bread

Deep within me there is a pot of anger on slow boil. Sometimes it boils up and threatens to overflow. There are a lot of injustices in this pot, some personal and others not. 1,021 more words


Come Away With Me...Sanctuary for Refugees: a sermon for Pentecost 8B, Mark 6:30-34,53-56 and Ephesians 2:11-22

I chose to extract two readings from the lectionary to reflect upon sanctuary for refugees. Splitting the prescribed gospel text into the first and second readings and using the epistle text as the Gospel: Mark 6:30-34, Mark 6:53-56, Ephesians 2:11-22. 32 more words

Progressive Theology

Where Is The Emerging Church?

The link below is to an article that seeks to answer the question, ‘What happened to the emerging church?’

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Summer Time

Rest. Relaxation. Renewal. Restoration. These are enticing words. I often associate them with summer. During the summer season I tend to believe there really is more time and a slower pace to life. 688 more words


The Reign of God Is At Hand: Our Hands - a sermon for Pentecost 7B - Mark 6:14-29

The beheading of John the Baptist is an unusual subject for a beautiful summer morning. However, from time to time the lectionary takes us where we are reluctant to go. 25 more words

Progressive Theology