Pastoral Backstory 1.30.14
Jan30

Pastoral Backstory 1.30.14

(What is the Backstory and why?)     January 30th, 2014 The clock at the back of the sanctuary read–more like leered–10:37.  Our gracious hosts at FBC like to be able to move into the sanctuary at a whisker past 10:45 to set up.  There was more in my sermon notes than there was time to cover. So I had to cut some on the fly, (you say, “he cuts?”) even though I’d already succumbed to an...

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January 26, 2014 Rev. Patrick Lafferty “Holy Improvisation: Until we find our Joy in their Joy in Him” Psalm 67; 1 Peter 3:13-17
Jan26

January 26, 2014 Rev. Patrick Lafferty “Holy Improvisation: Until we find our Joy in their Joy in Him” Psalm 67; 1 Peter 3:13-17

  January 26, 2014 Rev. Patrick Lafferty “Holy Improvisation: Until we find our Joy in their Joy in Him” Psalm 67; 1 Peter 3:13-17 http://ctktexas.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/CTK-01-25-14-compressed.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

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Pastoral Backstory 1.23.14
Jan23

Pastoral Backstory 1.23.14

(What is the Backstory and why?)     January 23rd, 2014   Marilynne Robinson’s intellect commands as much respect as her self-effacing humility.  She was reared in Idaho, settled in Iowa, and writes both fiction and non-fiction with equal prowess.  Her interview with Jon Stewart of the Daily Show may be the oddest juxtaposition of conversationalists I know of.  (Stewart makes a living from joke-telling; the last joke...

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January 19, 2014 Mr. Kevin Gladding “Holy Improvisation: Until we are aware” Psalm 23
Jan19

January 19, 2014 Mr. Kevin Gladding “Holy Improvisation: Until we are aware” Psalm 23

January 19, 2014 Mr. Kevin Gladding “Holy Improvisation: Until we are aware” Psalm 23 http://ctktexas.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/CTK-01-19-14-compressed.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

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Pastoral Backstory 1.16.14
Jan16

Pastoral Backstory 1.16.14

(What is the Backstory and why?)     January 16th, 2014 In an earlier iteration of the sermon series we began recently, a different metaphor organized the theme.  It was to have borrowed from the last sermon in our vision series on Faithful Presence: the metaphor of a forge to elucidate the mysterious nature of praying.  But the musical motif of the Advent series on the Canticles inspired a shift to the other metaphor we...

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