Posts Tagged "scripture"


UnClobber the Bible

UnClobber the Bible


Posted By on Feb 14, 2019

The week at 9am we BrainStorm (formerly Sunday School) the topic of G is for Gay Christians ahead of the special conference on LGBTQ inclusion in the church as the issue of same-sex marriage. Here are two resources that that we will use on Sunday. The first is a 1-page PDF about those six infamous ‘clobber passages’ in the Bible and how to UNclobber them. The second resource is an experiment Pastor Bo wrote a while ago for...

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Flipping the Sermon


Posted By on Oct 18, 2017

We are going to try something different for the next 6 weeks. Normally the sermon/homily comes up front and then later somebody comes to the table to chat with Pastor Bo about an issue or idea. For the next 6 weeks, those will be flipped. Early in the service there will be an idea or inspirational message. Later, a passage of scripture will be read and then talked about at the table. This is an experiment in conversational sermons....

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Better Energy For Better Things


Posted By on Aug 26, 2017

This church is a spiritual oasis. Part of that is to be a safe place for weary travelers. We live in time when people are exhausted, worn out, and fatigued. Our church wants to be a place of rest and restoration. We also are trying something experimental which is to become a conversational community. It is an innovative approach to church – but it is a little risky. What happens when we don’t all agree?   I have been...

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