March 29, 2015; Rev. Patrick Lafferty; Finding our selves in His: Jesus’ “I Am” Statements; He sees through our cynicism; John 18:28-40
Mar29

March 29, 2015; Rev. Patrick Lafferty; Finding our selves in His: Jesus’ “I Am” Statements; He sees through our cynicism; John 18:28-40

Finding our selves in His: Jesus’ “I Am” Statements; He sees through our...

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Pastoral Backstory – March 26th, 2015
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Pastoral Backstory – March 26th, 2015

(What is the Backstory and why?)   Subscribe to the Backstory        March 26th, 2015 The work of dying well is, in largest part, the work of living well. Most of us are at ease in discussing what makes for a good life, but we typically become tongue-tied and nervous when the discussion turns to a good death. To help me sort through the thoughts and feelings of my time in mourning, I’ve re-read of late Richard John...

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Who was George Herbert anyway?
Mar23

Who was George Herbert anyway?

Living well is the best revenge. (George Herbert) We’ve quoted him before and lately. But what do we really know about the 17th century poet whose work only came to light posthumously? Timothy George aims to elucidate the man in an essay that arrived this week. Should you get the itch to read him further, Wikiquote has a vast sample of his works. But his Complete English Works can be found here....

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March 22, 2015; Rev. Patrick Lafferty; Finding our selves in His: Jesus’ “I Am” Statements [The Light comes from without]; John 8:12-30
Mar22

March 22, 2015; Rev. Patrick Lafferty; Finding our selves in His: Jesus’ “I Am” Statements [The Light comes from without]; John 8:12-30

Finding our selves in His: Jesus’ “I Am” Statements [The Light comes from without]

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Pastoral Backstory – March 19th, 2015
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Pastoral Backstory – March 19th, 2015

  (What is the Backstory and why?)   Subscribe to the Backstory        March 19th, 2015 Mourning is work–a work that wearies. Or maybe it just seems that way. In the wake of my father’s death most things take more energy than I remember. It’s almost like I’ve got an equatorial capacity at an alpine height–the air hangs thinner where mourning is in the atmosphere. The weariness comes with what it...

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