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Why Story Matters (A Mustard Seed Musing)

Originally published through the blog connected to Context with Lorna Dueck: Life Beyond the Headlines in Canada. Why does ‘story’ matter? Why does what we watch on television, venture to the movies, or crack open a book matter? What difference can a … Continue reading

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The Be-Attitudes: Peacemaking or Keeping the Peace? (Sunday’s Sermon Today)

Blessed are the peacemakers,for they will be called children of God.–Matthew 5:9 I’ve always wanted to be a superhero. Whether it was Superman or Luke Skywalker, I wanted to be the person who would defeat evil and make it so … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Sermon Today: A Different Kind of Leadership

For August 4, at Blandford UMC and The Stand.  We live in troubling times. People hear about terrible things, and talk about how the world is going to hell in a hand basket. But the truth is that people have … Continue reading

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Man Of Steel: Epic Reboot (Part I)

My most anticipated film of the summer had arrived. After years of waiting for my favorite superhero from childhood to be “refinished,” for the sour taste of Superman Returns to be washed out of my mouth, I engaged Zach Snyder’s Man of … Continue reading

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