Monthly Archives: November 2011

Thanks

The Pilgrims arrived in the New World with an optimistic plan of action. They didn’t bring farming implements or seeds or warm weather clothing or building materials or tools. They brought shoes and libraries but no ploughs.  It is as … Continue reading

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“Hi, I’ve heard your news….”

There are few things more heartbreaking than meeting with people who have just been told their adult child is dead.  There is heartbreak in dealing with a congregation whose children grew up with him and who are friends with the parents. … Continue reading

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What the Potter Teaches Us

“Maybe God gave us the excess not so we can have more but so we can give more”. This is attributed to David Platt, an American pastor and author of a book called Radical. He is a mainstream Shane Claiborne … Continue reading

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Life on the Edge

Like most people, I tend to live my life on its circumference. That’s where my identity and happiness are distilled from the roles I play, the aspirations I’ve been taught and my progress so far in reaching those (what I … Continue reading

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A Remembrance Sunday Sermon

  I wonder what you are afraid of. I am afraid of spiders. No matter how small they are they may seem, they are always big enough to eat me. They scare me the most when I don’t have my glasses … Continue reading

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