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Follow-Up on Desmond Tutu and the Three-Mile-Per-Hour God.

Follow-Up on Desmond Tutu and the Three-Mile-Per-Hour God.

Speaking of interfaith worship, last month I wrote about Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s concept of the “Three-Mile-Per-Hour God.” I have finally re-discovered the video footage online! The Seeds of Compassion conference has video archives but I cannot figure out how to access them. But I found it at the University of Washington’s online UW-TV website. You … Continue reading

Sorry, God, That’s Not Our Policy.

Sorry, God, That’s Not Our Policy.

This morning I read a news story explaining that the pastor from the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod in Newton, CT had to issue an apology to the LCMS president for participating in a prayer vigil two days after the murder of innocent adults and children because leaders of other faith traditions also participated. Here’s … Continue reading

God Is a Three-Mile-Per-Hour God.

God Is a Three-Mile-Per-Hour God.

I delivered a sermon this morning about how the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-12) might inspire us to create a New Year’s Resolution focused on being the person we wish to be not because we owe it to ourselves but because we wish to better serve God. The podcast will be up later if you want to … Continue reading

Follow My Friends in South Africa This Month

Follow My Friends in South Africa This Month

A group of dear friends and former seminary colleagues are in South Africa for approximately three weeks on a global justice journey. These trips are not mission trips in that they’re not doing service projects and recovery construction (awesome mission trips!) nor going specifically to convert people to a particular brand of Christianity (not my … Continue reading