Posts by Pastor Bo


ImBible Study is Back! (online)

ImBible Study is Back! (online)


Posted By on Mar 28, 2020

Join us this Wednesday at 7pm for a lively (and irreverent) time of reading the Gospel. It is not your average Bible study!  Join the zoom here: https://zoom.us/j/585770550 This video talks about how much fun it is to read the Bible as a progressive. The 4 layers of our ‘surplus of meaning’ and 3 surprises from the Gospel of Luke. We ask the text 4 Layers of Questions: What would the original audience have heard? What has the text...

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In a recent podcast of the Peacing It All Together Book Discussion Group, a question was asked about moving on from a the concept of the supernatural to a more integrated or indigenous perspective. From minute 7 to 14 there is a nice discussion about different ways of moving on from this poorly manufactured thought construct. I come from an evangelical-charismatic perspective in my past where the supernatural was just assumed. It was...

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This past week’s sermon focused on 3 words: transcend, transform, and transgress. Watch the video below or you can read the sermon notes (which are much better than the actual presentation) Notes (PDF) : Transcend Transfrom Transgress You can also listen to the audio podcast https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/transcend-tranform-transgress/

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I know that some of you will have to stay home today due to health concerns. Here are the notes that I will using for both Sunday School (chpt 4 of Us vs Them) at 9:25 am and then my sermon on “Time and Worship” at 10:45 am I hope that you will be able to follow along if you want by watching the FB live feed either here  https://www.facebook.com/VermontHillsUMC/ or on my personal page https://www.facebook.com/BoCSanders I...

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Lenten Reading: a journey


Posted By on Feb 27, 2020

Please join me in a journey through Lent. My friend and mentor, Randy Woodley, has a new Lenten devotional called “Drawing Closer to Creator and Creation: An Indigenous Journey Through Lent”. Each week has its own theme and there are daily readings for the next 6 weeks. The PDF can be downloaded here: eloheh_lenten_devotional_  

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