Monthly Archives: May 2010

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A Barber Shop in Washington, D.C.

A priest walked into a barber shop in Washington, D.C. After he got his haircut, he asked how much it would be. The barber said, “No charge. I consider it a service to the Lord.” The next morning, the barber came to work and there

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God Takes a Holiday

God is tired, worn out. So he speaks to St. Peter, “You know, I need a vacation. Got any suggestions where I should go?” St. Peter, thinking, nods his head, then says, “How about Jupiter? It’s nice and warm there this time of the year.”

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Imagine… a New Conversation

Preached April 24, 2010 at Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, SC and April 25, 2010 at Garden of Grace UCC, Columbia, SC Readings: Psalm 23: “I shall not want …” John 10:22-30: “I know them and they follow me.” Hear this sermon at the Jubilee! Circle Web

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Imagine… a New Story

Preached April 10, 2010 at Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, SC Readings: Isaiah 65:17-25: “The wolf and the lamb shall feed together” Luke 24:1-12: “Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here, but has risen.” Hear this sermon at the Jubilee!

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Imagine… the Possibilities

Preached March 27, 2010 at Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, SC and March 28 at Garden of Grace UCC Readings: Psalm 118:19-29: “The stone that the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone” Luke 19:28-40: “if these were silent, the stones would shout out.” Hear this sermon

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Asking Stupid Questions

Preached March 13, 2010 at Jubilee! Circle, Columbia, SC Readings: Psalm 32: “Do not be like a horse or a mule, without understanding …” Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32: “this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found!” Hear this

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Letters to the Editor

Editor: During a web search I found and read an article by Candace Chellew (Daring to be a Heretical Follower of Christ January/February 2002). I was so taken by the article that I forwarded the link to my Brother and Sister (not a popular move).

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Option Three

I recently attended a session at a conference entitled “Help me! … But I don’t really trust you.” The session was led by Dr. David Clement, a psychologist, licensed minister, and self-identified Evangelical Christian. In part of his presentation, Dr. Clement discussed James Fowler’s Stages

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Publicly Examining Homophobes

Sexuality is such a primal urge, that it manifests its energy in a variety of ways; not only in sexual activity. That energy that is part and parcel of one’s sexuality, especially when feared for all sorts of ostensibly “moral” reasons, or the fear that