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Entries from November 2008

‘least of these’: thoughts for a sermon on Matt 25

November 20th, 2008 by isaac · No Comments

The lectionary assigns the end of Matthew 25 for this Sunday. I’m still waiting for a sermon to happen in my head. Nothing yet. But here are some quotes that stay with me from my preparation: Stanley Hauerwas, Matthew (2006), p. 212: A people shaped by the practice of the works of mercy will be […]

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Becoming Something Other: Imagination, Politics, and Icons

November 13th, 2008 by Jason · 14 Comments

Last week Shane Claiborne came out to Quest and chatted with us about what he has been up to in his Jesus for President tour.  One thing that keeps coming back to me from Shane’s talk is his insistence on the re-imagination of politics.  What holds together the seemingly random things Shane has done, such […]

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“…born of Mary”: a sermon on saints

November 2nd, 2008 by isaac · 2 Comments

I preached this sermon at our church in the evening and at another in the morning. The other church records their sermons. So, if you want to hear me preach, you can download the audio file. To warn you: I sound better on paper. born of Mary: audio ———————————————————————————- Title: …born of Mary Date: Nov […]

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