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Entries from May 2010

the pueblo of God

May 18th, 2010 by isaac · 2 Comments

“Somos el Pueblo de Dios”—that’s how pastor Juan Limones talks about his Mennonite church in Dallas, Texas. I was able to join his congregation for a little over a week. I used my experience with him and his congregation to shape my sermon this past Sunday. Here’s the beginning of my sermon: Part of what […]

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Tags: sermons

A meditation for Pentecost

May 13th, 2010 by isaac · 2 Comments

(The piece below is a revised version of my article that appeared in The Mennonite; I sent the editor my revisions a few days too late) I believe in the Holy Spirit “Suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind” (Acts 2:2). Pentecost happened with a bang. Heaven came […]

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Tags: church life · cooking · published · spirituality · theology

Road trip

May 7th, 2010 by isaac · 2 Comments

For the next four months I’ll be visiting different Mennonite congregations through the USA. These trips are part of a grant I received from the Louisville Institute: Gifts of Unity. While on the road I’ll be writing for the Mennonite Weekly Review. My first column describes what I’m trying to do. Here’s an excerpt: God […]

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Tags: church life · published