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Walter Brueggemann To Guest on Voices In My Head Podcast and Other News

September 2015

I hope your September is off to a great start. It’s been a while since I wrote one of these so I thought I should give you some big news. 425 more words

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The Prophetic Imagination: Not quite a book review...

Krista Tippett interviewed Walter Brueggemann on her show, “On Being”. That was my first real taste of this brilliant man’s insight into the Biblical Prophets as well as his wisdom about life in general. 641 more words


Migration and hope

The tv keeps showing us disturbing images of crowds of people, at border crossings and worse. Migration into Europe is a “crisis”, the radio says. “But what about the people?”, I want to fire back. 917 more words

Chew on This – Sermon on John 6:51-58 for Pentecost 12B

August 16, 2015

One afternoon, more than 30 years ago, I picked up my son from his day care center. It was a good preschool, and we all really liked my son’s teacher, Miss R. 1,600 more words


Where You are, we shall be also!!!

Great Provider, hear our prayers today and not our demands. Supply us with a greater understanding of Your love. Create new ways of thinking as “we live our lives before the wild, dangerous, unfettered and free character of the living God” (Walter Brueggemann). 152 more words

Conversations With God

'Sabbath as Resistance' by Walter Brueggemann, Intro

Quietness is hard to find, and even when circumstances clear up for it to be possible, it’s hard to achieve.  Yesterday, in ongoing efforts at cleaning and organizing and, ultimately, simplifying, we went to Ikea to find a shelf, and would up spellbound by its consumer witchcraft.   514 more words


Living Generously

One thing about living in community, that we have been learning here at Scargill, is to live generously. And what I mean by living generously is being willing to forgive, to go the extra mile, and have a desire to serve. 409 more words