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Entries from July 2008

Communion as surrender: a column in The Mennonite

July 25th, 2008 by isaac · No Comments

I wrote a little piece on my friends for the Mennonite. I called it “Re-membering Communion.” But the editors like to change things around. Here it is: Are memories our communion? Here’s a piece of it if you want to get a sense of it: In worship we open our arms to receive the intimacy […]

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Spirituality from Prison: a sermon on Mennonite spirituality

July 21st, 2008 by isaac · 2 Comments

Title: Spirituality from Prison Date: July 20, 2008 Texts: Gen 32:22-32; Matt 11:25-30 Alone. It was night, and Jacob was alone. He left his family and possessions behind on the other side of the stream; now he was alone, surrounded by darkness. And the wrestling begins. Jacob isn’t a spiritual superhero. He hasn’t mastered the […]

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