First 8 minutes of Pentecost reflection on mining the seam between Law and Grace, and how the Institution cleverly incorporated an Anti-Institutional bias…
Got your summer reading plan yet? This is a great time to think about it.
I was somewhat effective during Lent limiting my on-line reading and getting back to a more disciplined hard copy, but I have collapsed since Easter into a previous bad habit I really want to break.
As long as I habitually check Google News, Huffpost, The New York Times, articles forwarded by friends and family, Facebook, Twitter, and such I get a steady diet of controversial and up to the minute re-hashes of all the events happening in our world. I say “all the events” because I can no longer pretend a lot of it is really “news.” I also get plenty of opinion and analysis. And some of it is really good.
But as a result I read fewer books than I used to a few years back. And that loss means I am often letting others determine my subject matter. Continue reading
a bit of a revelation at 8000 feet on a snowy April morning…
Here’s a poem that haunts me. It has been on my mind especially as I have been preaching through the book of Jonah this month. In worship we have been living inside this fantastic(al) journey, full of poignant loss, forgiveness, and anger.
(I abandoned Continue reading