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Sunday Sermon: Eschatology and Choice

Preached (roughly this text) at St. Paul’s Lansing   A few years ago, there was a short-lived TV series called Eli Stone. It was a typical law firm show, where lawyers fought with each other at their firm but mostly … Continue reading

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Habits and Dreams

I have this memory of writing down a long list of ideas for the blog, and feeling really inspired. You know the times when ideas are just flowing and connections are easier to see? Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi calls it “flow.” (Watch … Continue reading

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Flattery Isn’t Discipleship… or is it?

From this Sunday’s lectionary: “Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children, and live in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” – Ephesians 5:1-2 And then there’s this … Continue reading

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The Other Sermon

I wrote two sermons this weekend. It was an overachiever* kind of day I guess. Here is part of the one that didn’t get preached. Not yet. Perhaps that part of our nature is what makes the Ascension and the … Continue reading

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