Archive for November 2018

The Cosmic Christ Truth in God’s Reign

Rev. 1:4-8; John 18:33-38   Almost 70 years ago Hannah Arendt wrote that the ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the convinced Communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction and the distinction between true and false no longer exist. That sounds frighteningly close to a description…

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Cristo Cósmica La Verdad en el Reino de Dios

Cristo Cósmica La Verdad en el Reino de Dios Ap. 1: 4-8; Juan 18: 33-38   La verdad ha caído en tiempos difíciles en nuestros días. A veces parece que los gobernantes están tratando de eliminar la diferencia entre la verdad y la falsedad. Este país se está dividiendo en bandas que solo escuchan noticias…

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espiritual y religioso

espiritual y religioso. Hebreos 10: 19-25; Marcos 13: 1-8   Pasé unas horas la semana pasada con un grupo de episcopales en un taller sobre empresas sociales. Para quienes no saben qué es eso, y eso me incluía a mí hasta hace poco, empresas sociales son proyectos que combinan objetivos comerciales y objetivos sociales para…

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Spiritual and Religious

Pentecost 26 Spiritual and Religious Hebrews 10:19-25; Mark 13:1-8   I spent a few hours last week with a group of Episcopalians in a workshop on social enterprise. For those who aren’t aware, social enterprises are projects that combine business and social goals to improve financial, social and environmental well-being. Contemporary churches are using it…

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¿Qué notas?

  111118 Pentecostés 25 ¿Qué notas? Rut 3: 1-5; 4: 13-17; Marcos 12: 38-44   Una vez cuando yo vivía en México, un grupo de obispos luteranos de los Estados Unidos visitó una aldea rural en Oaxaca. Luego de un recorrido por algunos proyectos agrícolas, se reunieron en los campos de maíz, y los campesinos…

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What do you Notice?

111118 Pentecost 25 What do you Notice? Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17; Mark 12:38-44   When I was living in Mexico a group of Lutheran Bishops from the United States visited a rural village in Oaxaca. Following a tour of some agricultural projects they gathered in the corn fields and the villagers brought them cases of Coca…

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Stewardship Campaign

November is pledge month at St. A. We will receive pledges at the service on Nov 18. Of course, you may mail in or bring your pledge any time. But we will dedicate an ingathering of pledges then. For some of you, pledging is already a habit. For others of you it is new. Here…

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