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Entries from July 2009

Power: a meditation on peacemaking

July 26th, 2009 by isaac · 2 Comments

I gave a short meditation during a worship service for our Virginia Mennonite Conference summer assembly. They asked me to share about Jesus’ beatitude on peacemaking from Matthew 5: “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” Below is what I came up with. ——————————————————————————————— Isaac S. Villegas VMC Assembly July […]

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Shane Claiborne at MCUSA Convention

July 17th, 2009 by isaac · No Comments

I was asked to introduce Shane Claiborne at a seminar he did at our Mennonite Church USA convention a few weeks ago. Here’s what I said: When folks ask me what I think about Shane Claiborne, I like to say that I cam glad that what he says is right and true. If he were […]

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July 13th, 2009 by isaac · 2 Comments

Title: Desire Date: July 12, 2009 Texts: 2 Sam 6:1-5, 12b-19; Mk 6:14-29 Lord of life, lead us into your grace and truth. Give us eyes to see the truth about ourselves, and the grace to not run away from what we see, but receive your new life. Amen. Sometimes the truth stinks. It’s not […]

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