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Blogging Towards Sunday, April 2, 2017

Luke 18:31-19:10   Only Luke tells the story of Zacchaeus, a man of small stature whose story of radically turning around repentance challenges notions of family, faith and participation in … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, March 19, 2017

Luke 15:1-32 The early church emerged from a monocultural grouping of Jewish followers of Jesus into a multicultural gathering of people across racial, class and cultural barriers to gathered in … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, March 12, 2017

Luke 13:1-9, 31-35   The gospel of Luke is written with a Gentile or Greek-speaking cultured people in mind. To them the author writes an account, composed using eyewitness accounts, … Continue reading

March 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, March 5, 2017

Psalm 113 &  Luke 10:25-42   The gospel of Luke is written with a Gentile or Greek-speaking cultured people in mind. To them the author writes an account, composed using … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, February 26, 2017

Luke 9:25-48 Last week we read of Jesus challenging the status quo in society, the fear of the “other” who didn’t fit it, or behave according to tradition. Such fear … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, February 19, 2017

    Luke 7:36-8:3   The gospel of Luke is written with a Gentile or Greek-speaking cultured people in mind. To them the author writes an account, composed using eyewitness … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, February 12, 2017

Luke 7:18-35 The gospel of Luke is written with a Gentile or Greek-speaking cultured people in mind. To them the author writes an account, composed using eyewitness accounts, of the … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Flower Bombing Our Divided World

Sunday in worship we talked about Flower Bombing, using this provocative and paradoxical graffiti art created by the artist collective known as Bansky.  It was part of our contemplation the … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, February 2, 2017

Luke 7:1-17 The gospel of Luke is written with a Gentile or Greek-speaking cultured people in mind. To them the author writes an account, composed using eyewitness accounts, of the … Continue reading

February 2, 2017 · 1 Comment

Public Theology : February Actions :: Fat Tuesday, Unplugging and More

Public Theology   We’ve talked in our church about starting a Public Theology Group which would discuss and develop ways in which we can engage our larger community theologically in … Continue reading

February 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

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