Tag Archives: Leonard Sweet

Ten Words #4: Just Breathe

“Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: What Kind Of Friend Are You? 2.0 (Luke 5:17-26)

Last month, I preached on this particular passage to a group of District clergy gathered together for our monthly meeting. The more I thought about it, the more I realized that there was more there than I had gotten to … Continue reading

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The Well-Played Life: Play Hard (Book Review)

Leonard Sweet says the Protestant work ethic has made us believe we should always work hard. But he says that we’re actually intended to play hard. Working his way through three stages of life, Sweet calls us to “get in the game,” … Continue reading

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What Kind Of Friend Are You? (A Mustard Seed Musing) (Luke 5:17-26)

There’s nothing more intimidating than preaching to a chapel full of pastors. Well, maybe preaching your ordination sermon to them, or having the bishop show up. But on Tuesday, that’s exactly what I’ll have to do at our District meeting. … Continue reading

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