Monthly Archives: November 2011

Exodus 18-34

This section begins with the giving of the Torah on Sinai and concludes with the golden calf debacle. Throughout these chapters God labors mightily to create an holy community, a covenant faithful people with whom God may live and love. … Continue reading

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Electronic Advent

I like electronic music (trance/techno/electronica) and am a regular listener at digitally imported, particularly their vocal trance channel. They play a lot of excellent music and I like the introduction they provide to a vast array of artists I might … Continue reading

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Wakey, Wakey

Mark 13.24-37 The military has a concept which civilian life just lacks so pardon this digression and see if it helps explain a bit more. A watchman keeps watch, so much is easy but the notion of watch duty is … Continue reading

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Tikkun Olam

Every year the Bishop calls a convocation of rostered leaders and we meet for three days. Usually it is a social gathering interspersed with Official Pronouncements, this year we are to read and discuss “Shalom Church” by Craig Nessan. In … Continue reading

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Exodus 1-17

Exodus is from the Greek  meaning “go out/depart” and it is the book of liberation. The first section contains so much that is foundational to the story of God’s people. The people of God are prisoners and God hears their … Continue reading

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Taking Jesus Literally

Matthew 25.31-46 Most of the people I know who are deeply involved in social justice are humorless and unpleasant. This has made it difficult for me to get excited about “doing justice” because I don’t want to become like them. … Continue reading

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