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@Table w/ the Confirmands

February 25th, 2016 · Comments Off on @Table w/ the Confirmands · Faith and the City

It is a common icebreaker: “Name the person, living or dead, with whom you would most like to share a meal?” An Australian food company recently posed this question to a group of adults. Predictably, their answers listed celebrities: Marylin Monroe, Justin Bieber, Jimi Hendrix, and Nelson Mandela. After filming the adults, the director dismissed them. […]

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NEXT Church in Dallas

January 26th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Faith and the City

I am going to the NEXT Church Conference in Dallas, Texas February 27th & 28th because I believe that remarkable things happen when Presbyterians gather to talk about where God’s Spirit is leading the Church! For a long time, I have heard and participated in a communal lament about our beloved PC(USA):  What is happening […]

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Sent Into Exile

April 16th, 2011 · Comments Off on Sent Into Exile · Faith and the City

Earlier, I promised to post my sermon from the NEXT Church Conference in Indianapolis.  Here it is.  I apologize for it’s length.  My dear friend Stan Hall once said, “The older I get the longer it takes me to say anything.  Just clearing my throat at the beginning of class takes twenty minutes.”  Stan, I […]

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