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Who is left to attack?

Who is left to attack?

The recent attacks on white males by a recent hire at Boston College only showcase the vitriol on the park of those who play the part of the victim.  Apparently there are few people left who are safe to pick on.  Among them are while males, the ever popular enemies of all the enlightened, and, of course, Christians.  Those who attack women are called misogynists, those who attack homosexuals are called homophobes, those who attack Islam are called Islamophobes, etc. . . but the only folks who are left to legitimately attack are white males and Christians — a twofer if you can get them both in one fell swoop. My point is not merely to complain about this or. . . Read All
The love that calls us friends has come. . .

The love that calls us friends has come. . .

Sermon for Easter 6B, preached on Sunday, May 10, 2015.     My parents have had lifelong friends, from grade school to death.  I don’t have those kinds of friends.  This is a partial consequence of living their whole lives in one community and my mobility but it is also a consequence of their age and generation.  Facebook has redefined friendship into something that begins and ends with the click of a button.  It is more likely today that we call people friends whom we have never met and our relationship will consist solely of social media.  Such friendship is too easy.  This is not the friendship that Christ is speaking of in the Gospel for today.    Friendship according to. . . Read All

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Light for My Path Daily Devotion Bible Reading Jesus answered him, “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.” (John 14:23 ESV) Hymn  ELH 178  I Pray Thee, Dear Lord Jesus I pray Thee, dear Lord […]

Tuesday of the Sixth Week after Easter

Today’s Reading: James 1:22-27 Daily Lectionary: Numbers 9:1-23; Luke 16:1-18 If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless. 27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before G…
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