February 16, 2019

The Learning, Conversing, Serving Community (3)

The Learning, Conversing, Serving Community (3) In this book, we will view the local church as a sort of learning organization, in which both learning and action lie at the heart of its identity. We will explore the practice of … [Continue reading...]

The Bible and the Believer (4)

The Bible and the Believer: How to Read the Bible Critically and Religiously by Mark Zvi Brettler, Peter Enns, Daniel J. Harrington • • • One of my tasks this year will be to work on answering the two questions that Pete Enns … [Continue reading...]

Daring to Pray the Our Father (2)

Daring to Pray the Our Father (2) However, even if we have mastered the words of a prayer, it often remains someone else’s prayer. We may never quite get into it. It may never express the thoughts of our minds or the feelings … [Continue reading...]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: February 2, 2019

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: February 2, 2019 The cold grows colder, even as the days grow longer, February's mercury vapor light buffing but not defrosting the bone-white ground, crusty and treacherous underfoot. This is … [Continue reading...]

Esther

Esther didn’t have the the easiest of lives. Even in her early years growing up in the carefree life of a warm and sunny Barbados there was something amiss. A minor dispute with a sibling lead to a lifelong estrangement. A … [Continue reading...]

Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from Modern Science- Part 3, The Language of Biology, Chapter 7: The Genome Made Flesh By Andy Walsh

Faith Across the Multiverse: Parables from Modern Science Part 3, The Language of Biology, Chapter 7: The Genome Made Flesh By Andy Walsh We are blogging through the book, “Faith Across the Multiverse, Parables from … [Continue reading...]

Wednesday with Michael Spencer: Shopping the Whole Mall

Wednesday with Michael Spencer Shopping the Whole Mall (2007) It started innocently enough. His name was Tim, and he was a Christian at my high school. There weren't many of us, and we made friends despite those denominational … [Continue reading...]

The Learning, Conversing, Serving Community (2)

The Learning, Conversing, Serving Community (2) In this book, we will view the local church as a sort of learning organization, in which both learning and action lie at the heart of its identity. We will explore the practice of … [Continue reading...]

The Bible and the Believer (3)

The Bible and the Believer: How to Read the Bible Critically and Religiously by Mark Zvi Brettler, Peter Enns, Daniel J. Harrington • • • One of my tasks this year will be to work on answering the two questions that Pete Enns … [Continue reading...]

Epiphany 4: Gathering at God’s House and Conversing with Our Host

Epiphany 4 Sermon Gathering at God's House and Conversing with Our Host We come together for the reading and discussing of the sacred writings, as any quality of the present time gives occasion for fore-warning or for … [Continue reading...]