Monthly Archives: February 2014

What it means in French, German and English Not to ‘like’ Someone

The other day at our Luther study, we were looking at his use of language, and the fact that through his translation of the Bible into German, he virtually invented what we know today as modern German. The conversation ranged … Continue reading

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How examining the frames that unconsciouslky guide evaluation can help us change our minds.

A little while ago when ‘Alpha’ was being introduced to the Church, everyone took a stance about it, because it as becoming so popular. The Diocese of Sydney in Australia in general rejected ‘Alpha’ . They said ‘We think God … Continue reading

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Martin Luther, the ‘Good’ and being Christian

At the Bible Study on Tuesdays we began talking about Martin Luther. Thinking about Luther’s moment of conversion to ‘faith’ we naturally came upon questions of what it means to be a Christian for us. Someone said ‘Well there are … Continue reading

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How What We Do, and What the Spirit Does Makes Us ‘Body of Christ’

After Church on Sunday there was a comment that ran ‘We are really building community here’. Then came an e.mail that said –“ I thought the service this morning was excellent. I enclose a moving piece from the 24heures of … Continue reading

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