Monthly Archives: January 2016

Lectionary, Liturgy, Preaching

Over the past three years several pastors and congregations have expressed interest in my use of the Narrative Lectionary. This post gives some background on reasons for using, and the challenges and delights of using it. Introduction My life has been … Continue reading

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Genesis 22 and Surprise

For my devotional reading today I read Genesis 21-24. I have read through the Bible many times over the past several decades. But this time Gen. 22 stood out because of the recent reading of Rare Bird, my own reflections of … Continue reading

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Rare Bird — quotes

Quotes from Rare Bird My review of the book led me to realize I seldom quoted Anna. So, this post is a string of quotes from the book that are especially meaningful to me. Anna’s thoughts about what she said … Continue reading

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Rare Bird — Book Review

The book no one wants to write… the book everyone needs to read. I have read many books over the past 55 years, ranging from theological to history to biography to technical. Of all of them I would have put two books … Continue reading

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