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A Vision but Not an Agenda: Responding to Elizabeth Scalia’s “Strange Gods”

I have recently accepted the call to be Pastor of South Congregational United Church of Christ in Centerville, Massachusetts. On a hilltop less than a mile from Craigville Beach in mid-Cape Cod, the setting of this historic congregation is just the other side of paradise.  In the course of the search and call process, I [Read More…]

The Adventurous Lectionary – The Sixth Sunday of Easter

The Adventurous Lectionary – Sixth Sunday of Easter – May 5, 2013 Acts 16:9-15; Psalm 67; Revelation 21:10,22-22:5; John 14:23-29 The motto of the United Church of Christ is “God is still speaking” and this is the heart of today’s lectionary readings. Christ is alive, death and tomb cannot thwart the good news of salvation. Christ is not [Read More…]