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The Rev. Dr. Kimberleigh Buchanan Article

May 15, 2009

A Handful of Mints: Whatever Happened to Right and Wrong?

The Rev. Dr. Kimberleigh Buchanan (UCC)

Looking at two stories, one about a handful of mints, the other about an overdue library book, I explore the questions: Have we lost the ability to tell right from wrong?
Bishop Kenneth Carter Article

May 15, 2009

Abortion, Torture and Integrity

Bishop Kenneth Carter (UMC)

I am reflecting on the varied issues that divide the church and yet call for consistency and, yes, integrity.
The Rev. Mark Sargent Article

May 08, 2009

I Feel the Earth Move Under My Feet

Mark Sargent (UMC)

Planet Earth has undergone some dramatic changes in the past century or so! And, it's probably more precise to say that the world that we once knew has not only moved but has ended. What implications does that have for us who are followers of Jesus?
The Rev. Dr. Peter Samuelson Article

May 08, 2009

Lord, I don't believe, help my unbelief!

The Rev. Dr. Peter L. Samuelson (ELCA)

In an essay on "This American Life" on NPR, writer Dan Savage speaks of a new return to an old struggle with faith after the death of his mother. He finds an unexpected comfort in the church, even as he cannot quite embrace the faith again.

Bishop Kenneth Carter Article

May 07, 2009

Words, The Word and Getting on with Your Life

Bishop Kenneth Carter (UMC)

Ken Carter reflects on the importance of words, words that define who we are and words that send us forth into the world, in the context of a rainy graduation ceremony.
Kimberly Knight Article

May 06, 2009

What Kind of Branches?

Kimberly Knight (UCC)

Jesus is the Vine and we are the branches - what kind of branches are we?
The Rev. Peter Wallace Article

May 04, 2009

Going Through the Motions

The Rev. Peter Wallace (TEC)

Sometimes when life interrupts our carefully crafted to-do lists, the last thing we feel like doing is worshiping God. But perhaps simply going through the motions can help.
The Rev. Dr. Peter Samuelson Article

May 02, 2009

Who would Jesus torture?

The Rev. Dr. Peter L. Samuelson (ELCA)

The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life published a survey that says a majority of church going Christians believe torture of suspected terrorists to get information can be justified. While there may be some reason to suspect those numbers, it is hard for me to reconciling a belief in torture with following Christ.
The Rev. Dr. Debra Samuelson Article

April 30, 2009

Old Friends

The Rev. Dr. Debra Samuelson (ELCA)

I’m talking today about friends – old friends. You know the kind – those old friends whom you haven’t seen or spoken to for some time, but when you do see each other, or talk again, you pick up right where you left off – without skipping a beat.
Kimberly Knight Article

April 29, 2009

The Good Shepherd

Kimberly Knight (UCC)

Exploring the beloved 23rd Psalm, in scripture, in our hearts, in our daily lives and on the web.