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Open, empty hands

The texts for Sunday, October 23, 2016: Joel 2:23-32Psalm 84:1-7;  2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18; and  Luke 18:9-14

How do you receive a gift?   599 more words


The Politics of Jesus, Part I: Was He?

This is the first of a four-part sermon series, “The Politics of Jesus,” preached on October 9, 2016 at First Church in Simsbury, Connecticut.

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Theologian Miroslav Volf makes a surprising case for one candidate


I want to get to these issues. But first, make your best case for the candidate you think Christians should vote for.

The best case to be made for Hillary Clinton is that on balance she better represents the convictions and character that should concern Christian citizens. 196 more words


Who should Christians vote for? Theologian Miroslav Volf makes a surprising case for one candidate | Religion News Service

A prominent theologian at Yale Divinity School thinks one candidate is more Christian than the other. His answer may surprise you.

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Book Recommendation: Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace

Thank you for your thoughts and prayers.  After packing and moving 150+ boxes, we have finally settled into our new place!

During packing, I sorted through our book collection for the last few years.   387 more words


Why Forgiveness Flounders

“Forgiveness flounders because I exclude the enemy from the community of
humans even as I exclude myself from the community of sinners. But no one… 121 more words

Making Our Mark

“If our life were without end and free from pain, it would possibly not occur to anyone to ask why the world exists.”  So said German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer around a century… 784 more words