Month: September 2013

“All are Sought”

What might it mean that all are sought?   We pick up the conversation from last week where we discussed the idea of “all are welcome.”  If the church, and its congregations are going to actively claim that “all are welcome,” I believe it needs to take seriously the conception that “all are sought.”  So

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Neighbor love in light of the past week’s events

I enter into this post, deeply aware of how divisive this might be.  I shake a little at the thought of this, but deep down I know I must write.  A week and a half ago, perhaps more than at any other time in recent years, I felt convicted (and really, I still do given

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The Implications of “All are Welcome”

Recently, I had the privilege of having a Facebook conversation with a pastor friend.  He was openly wondering questions about welcome and what that really means after having read Nadia Bolz-Weber’s Pastrix. I think my pastor friend unwittingly gave me the start of a series of blog posts, so we’ll see where this conversation takes us.

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This Week’s Links

It’s that time again.  Time to share some stuff I have read over the past week that I think you might enjoy.  This week I offer them under the headers of leadership and collaboration, church, neighbor love, stewardship, community, and vocation. Leadership and Collaboration Dan offers a great reminder of some of Peter Drucker’s thoughts

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