Monthly Archives: January 2015

A dream is still needed . . .

Following is a post from my friend and colleague Jim Rigby, Pastor of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church here in Austin, Texas: 10 RADICAL MLK QUOTES YOU MAY NOT HEAR AT THE MARCH “It is an unhappy truth that racism is … Continue reading

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Reinforcements for the heart and mind . . .

It seems to me that the primary issue dividing the church at this time centers around sexuality. Most people that I know feel strongly about marriage equality and the LGBTQ issues facing the church – one way or the other. … Continue reading

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Looking for more responses . . .

One thing that has been at the forefront of many discussions in many different types of churches¬† is the matter of human sexuality, relationships, etc. Sometimes it is more than Scripture that is debated – including translations of the various … Continue reading

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Difficult words . . .

There are a number of “problematic” passages in the Scriptures. Today I want to post one that has been difficult for me over the years – then wait a couple of days to hear from those of you who read … Continue reading

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What I was taught . . .

Today’s post will focus on several things I have been taught during my life. I offer them without¬†comment, and with no reference to when or where I was taught these ideas. I am sure that I am not the only … Continue reading

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Family Feud . . .

A few years ago, I facilitated a discussion class which we called “Faithful Disagreement” – a title that we borrowed from Faithful Disagreement: Wrestling with Scripture in the Midst of Church Conflict by Frances Taylor Gench, the Herbert Worth and … Continue reading

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Sermon on the Mount through the eyes of Emmet Fox

Today’s post includes a number of thoughts from the Sermon on the Mount book by Emmet Fox that was such an important part of A.A. in its early days – still a very appropriate resource for today. My object is … Continue reading

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