Transfiguration Sunday

Transfiguration Sunday

Sermon – Transfiguration Sunday Luke 9:28-36   A few weeks ago, the Divinity School held an event called “Engaging Eliot,” which attempted to look at…

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Acts 16: 16-34

Acts 16: 16-34

Acts 16:16-34 “One day, as we were going to the place of prayer, we met a slave girl who had a spirit of divination and…

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Mark 12: 38-44

Mark 12: 38-44

I’ve heard some pretty poor sermons on this text in Mark – you won’t think the same thing after this one! But the problem is…

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Statistics for Walkability/Bikeability

Statistics for Walkability/Bikeability

Most people enjoy walking. I think that is a safe assumption. And many people also enjoy bicycling.  But in policy debates, or talks with transportation…

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Masters of Divinity to... City Planning!??

Masters of Divinity to… City Planning!??

I have had a recurring conversation lately with people from all walks of life. My former Divinity School classmates. Current colleagues at UNC. Family members….

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Capital Campaigns and Parking Lots

Capital Campaigns and Parking Lots

Spend enough time in a church larger than 150 regular worshippers (perhaps 100 for those who dream big) you will most likely hear the words…

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John 6:35, 41-51

John 6:35, 41-51

“Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never…

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Mark 7: 24-37

Mark 7: 24-37

“From there he set out and went away to the region of Tyre. He entered a house and did not want anyone to know he was…

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Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Prophet, Martyr, Spy by Eric Metaxas

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Prophet, Martyr, Spy by Eric Metaxas

I haven’t come to a book with so much skepticism in a long time. During my final semester of seminary, I took a class on…

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a hole in the bucket

a hole in the bucket

I knew this was coming eventually. I remember sitting in Goodson Chapel at Point Loma Nazarene Universuty, listening to a lecture about the Dead Sea…

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