Category Archives: Missional Community

Banks more Predatory than Payday Loan Agencies?

I loved this wonderful blog post by Dr. Oliver-Snyder, Words and Creation. The focus of being quiet and mindful with one another in order to have understanding, peace and grace is wonderful and well put – along with the meditative … Continue reading

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#WhichLivesMatter? #LeastOfThese #Compassion #Justice

Jesus @JesusofNazareth Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her. #ProstitutesMatter Pharisees @PhariseesLaw @JesusofNazareth #AllLivesMatter Jesus @JesusofNazareth Zacchaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today. #SinnersMatter Pharisees … Continue reading

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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Do you know that the United States has 5% of the world’s population yet incarcerates 25% of the world’s prisoners?  What do you think about this? Finally started reading this book today after asking for it from my wife and … Continue reading

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MLK an inspiration to love

Inspired by the words shared from my wife on her blog to be love struck… and this is what I proclaim from this man and our Lord for those suffering under the new Jim Crow: The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord was … Continue reading

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Rob Bell is getting a TV Show

I appreciate Tony Jones’ thoughts: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/tonyjones/2014/12/03/is-rob-bell-this-or-that Excerpt of Tony quoting Danielle Shroyer here: If Oprah calls you up and invites you to share your thoughts on your faith, what kind of a moron would you have to be to say … Continue reading

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Song of the week for Week O’ de Mayo

This is a song by the duo “Molly & Matt” who produced a CD some 10 years ago or so and traveled singing and playing at churches. They came to our church in Hillsdale, Michigan and I got their CD … Continue reading

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Over the River

As soon as I finished my post yesterday, reflecting some on the idea of waiting for the Lord and reflecting on Psalm 46:10, “Be still and know that I am God…”, I imidiately thought of this song. I didn’t think … Continue reading

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good things come to them that wait / not to those who hesitate / so hurry up and wait upon the Lord

Came you name that Petra tune? Just thinking about that line this morning as I ponder the day and my life. Nicole and I have recently been appointed for an organic, missional community development in our community. It’s a way … Continue reading

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