Facts and Truth

There seems to be considerable confusion in our day about the whole notion of facts and truth, and how anybody can tell what they are, and why exactly they matter. In the last of this month’s reflections on our heritage, I want to note that part of what we’ve inherited in the church is a commitment to seeking and telling the truth, and it’s essential that we maintain that commitment now and pass it on…

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Friday Poll Question: What Next?

Hey gang! Another week down, time for another Friday poll question! As we're wrapping up this series on the blog (thanks to Ed and Jim for helping out!), we're wondering what you would most like to hear about next! What questions about faith would you most like to see our authors tackle next? Leave a comment below, and we'll explore the next leg of the journey together! Stay warm this weekend…

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Make Like a Tree: Leaves

This is the fourth post in a 5-post series entitled, “Make Like a Tree.” Feel free to check out each of the posts! Last week we talked about our “branches,” or the goals we strive for and the ways that we reach out into the world. This week we’ll look at our leaves – the way we choose to express and present ourselves. I think, before we move too deeply into today’s topic, it is important to reiterate a p…

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The Most Important Gardener Ever

When we left the story of the resurrection last week, we left it in a bit of chaos. There was a footrace. We’re not sure who won really. Suddenly the body is gone, and the disciples (who had incidentally been warned that this was coming) are confused and scared. Mary Magdalene was there, in fact the first to discover the empty tomb and tell the other disciples about it. Our story picks up with h…

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Friday Poll Question: Spaces

Greetings friends! It's time for another Friday poll question! Take a moment to join the conversation by leaving a comment below! Today's question: What are the spaces that make it easiest to connect with God? Are there places where it's easier for you to feel God's presence through prayer or practice? Leave a comment below, and have an excellent weekend!

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