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Listening As an Act of Love
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 3:06pm | Type: Blog

The story of Pentecost always begins with a sound; the gathering of people and a sound. So often we focus on what is being said at the time in the story and ignore all the listening that takes place. ...

The Church Has Been Left Behind
Originally Posted: 06/04/2014 - 2:03pm | Type: Blog

The church has been left behind — but friends, this is a good thing! We — the church — were left behind on the hill on that day of ascension, but we were not left to stand staring into the sky. ...

Reorienting Ourselves to the Earth
Originally Posted: 04/21/2014 - 1:25pm | Type: Blog

Acts 2 calls us to turn the day of doom into a day of deliverance. The task requires us to actively and intentionally reorient ourselves to the earth. The accelerated pace of clim ...

From the Archives: April 1985
Originally Posted: 03/18/2013 - 8:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Bill Wylie-Kellermann Authority Over Death IN THE EARLY weeks of the Eastertide lectionary, there appears a s ...

Liberated by Law
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 5:49am | Type: Magazine Article

Perry Yoder Beginnings and endings are important. Beginnings and endings are important. We are familiar with t ...

Brothers Reconciled
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 10:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Arthur Waskow From almost the beginning to the very end of the Book of Genesis, one theme whirls through many variations: war and peace b ...

The Church on Fire
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 8:55am | Type: Magazine Article

A. Katherine Grieb The book that later church writers named The Acts of the Apostles might just as well have been described as Luke' ...