Monthly Archives: September 2010

Pentecost +18

“What’s in a name?” asked Shakespeare’s Juliet. “That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” And perhaps she was right, perhaps names, in and of themselves, are not what makes things what they are, … Continue reading

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Pentecost + 17

When you go to seminary you quickly learn that, even when kicking back and having a good, easy time, certain topics are discussed that would very rarely be discussed in any other setting. Biblical inerrancy is one of those topics. … Continue reading

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9/11

To my grandparents, the question was “Where were you when you heard about Pearl Harbor?” To my parents, it was “Where were you when Kennedy was shot?” For my generation, it had been “Where were you when the Space Shuttle … Continue reading

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Pentecost +15

“If any one comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.” Sounds somewhat harsh, doesn’t it? It … Continue reading

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