Monthly Archives: May 2016

Primitive

I approach this coming Sunday’s text from Acts with some trepidation. I cannot count the number of sermons, devotional talks, and the like, which I have heard holding up especially the last few verses of Acts 2:29-47 as a model … Continue reading

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Election

They prayed and thought about it for a few days, nominated two candidates, prayed and cast lots. Done. Living in the midst of a painful, confused and hotly contested election year, the description of Matthias’ election to be an apostle … Continue reading

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Fire and Rose

And all shall be well and All manner of thing shall be well When the tongues of flame are in-folded Into the crowned knot of fire And the fire and the rose are one. I find the last lines of … Continue reading

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Read and Tell

As she was grading final papers for four classes, my wife received a link to a bit of higher education satire from a Facebook friend. You can see it here. It was a fictional college memo regarding a rubric for … Continue reading

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