On ScriptureThe Sacrifice of Covenant Relationship (Exodus 20:1-17)
By Kimberly D. Russaw. Volunteers channel faith, compassion and muscle into new homes for the poor. On any given Saturday, people join Habitat for Humanity teams and commit to work to help eradicate poverty housing. The individual volunteers give of their time, energy and physical ability because they want to be a part of something [Read More...]
Living a Holy AdventureThe Adventurous Lectionary – The Second Sunday in Lent – March 1, 2015
The Adventurous Lectionary – The First Sunday in Lent – March 1, 2015 Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 Psalm 22:23-31 Romans 4:13-25 Mark 8:31-38 An everlasting covenant! A covenant forged with Abraham and Sarah, and then us. Robert Jay Lifton has suggested that there are several types of immortality: biological, creative, naturalistic, mystical, and religious/chronological. In the [Read More...]
The Spiritual LandscapeSocial Media Chaos, Leadership Crises, and General Theological Seminary
What was already chaotic became tragic for the Seminary in the space of just a few hours. An internal crisis became a public crisis.
Edgy ExegesisWe Are Children of God, Now: A Sermon for All Saints Day
As we remember those who have passed away this Sunday, let us allow their memory to inspire us to remember that we are all children of God, right now.
Mark RobertsCongratulations HEB! One of Best Ten Places to Work in the U.S.
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Edges of FaithVinyl Church: 5 Things Christians Can Learn from Vinyl Records
Vinyl. It’s not just for hipsters any more. And Christians ought to listen up, because the future of the church might just be reflected in the resurgence of vinyl records. In many ways, the music industry reminds me of the modern church. Like the church, its leaders fret about its future in the midst of dramatic cultural [Read More...]
Opening the Old TestamentA Covenant for All: Reflections on Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16
With a God like this, none of us is past our day; this sort of God still has something for each of us, in spite of our doubts and cynicism, despite our biting laughter of despair.
Sarcastic Lutheranupdated 2015 speaking schedule
January 15 The Grace House The Ritz Theater 1530 Newcastle Street Brunswick, GA 31520 http://gracehousebrunswick.org/ January 16-18 January Adventure in Emerging Christianity 2015 Epworth By the Sea 100 Arthur J Moore Drive Saint Simons Island, GA 31522 http://www.januaryadventure.org/ January 28-30 Luther Seminary’s 2015 Mid-Winter Convocation “Religious but not spiritual” Luther Seminary 2481 Como [Read More...]