Category Archives: Learners Leaders and Relationships

Echoing passover


In 2009, discussing the Last Supper during Lent with our Confirmands, it was clear that few knew on that day the stories of Exodus. In order to help remedy that condition with our youth (and adults), for several years we celebrated … Continue reading

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Confirmation on Mothers Day


I have been thinking about our upcoming Confirmation on May 10. I had decided in 2012 to present this sermon by Bonhoeffer to our Confirmation Class in the form of a letter, handed to each of them and each parent, … Continue reading

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Tik-Tok of Oz and this Common Man


Tik-Tok of Oz is the eighth Land of Oz book written by L. Frank Baum. Published in 1914, the book actually has little to do with Tik-Tok and is primarily the quest of the Shaggy Man (introduced in The Road … Continue reading

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Not a Snap


Friday I received important reminders from the Wisconsin Council of Churches on SNAP, and I’m repeating many of them here: Food Share Cuts Mean More Demands on Emergency Food Providers Share your story and tell Congress not to cut anti-hunger … Continue reading

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How Does the New Testament Use the Old Testament?


How does the New Testament use the Old Testament? Dr. Ben Witherington discusses the relationship between the New Testament and Old Testament. This is a good video from the Seven-Minute Seminary Series.

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More on Holy Conferencing I have been following Kevin Watson on Holy Conferencing. He starts out in this part, ““Holy conferencing” seems to be one of the buzz words for contemporary United Methodism. This post is the second post on … Continue reading

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A New Suit


Originally posted on Morning Story and Dilbert:
Vintage DilbertJuly 17, 2001 Billy Graham is now 92 years old with Parkinson’s disease. In  January, leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina, invited him to a luncheon in his honor. Billy initially  hesitated to…

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