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Entries from February 2010

Lenten Prayer

February 22nd, 2010 by isaac · No Comments

Lenten Prayer Lord God, today is the first Sunday of Lent, a season of repentance, of self-examination, of silence and waiting for the leading of your Holy Spirit. Through your Spirit you lead us into the temptations of Jesus, forty days in the wilderness, where our lives are laid bare, and we come face to […]

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Wurstessen: a sermon for Ash Wednesday

February 18th, 2010 by isaac · No Comments

An Anabaptist-Mennonite Ash Wednesday sermon

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Freedom for what?

February 15th, 2010 by isaac · No Comments

My sermon this past Sunday focused on Christian freedom: what does it mean to be free? I preached on 2 Corinthians 3:17: “Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.” Here’s an excerpt from the middle of my sermon: We could also talk about U.S. freedom […]

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Book review: Nation and Grimsrud

February 2nd, 2010 by isaac · 1 Comment

I’ve had a number of people email me and ask for the unedited version of my review of Ted Grimsrud and Mark Thiessen Nation: Reasoning Together. In an earlier post I had asked people to email me if they wanted me to read the full book review instead of the shortened one that appeared in […]

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