Posts Tagged "Bible"


Lessons From Luke (recap)


Posted By on Jul 29, 2020

Lessons from Luke: Recap Read Slowly Luke is a Quilter Parables Are Tricky Jesus Winks Bread Is Central Read Slowly: there is a temptation to read the Bible quickly when you Believe that you already know the story. When you already have the plot figured out you tend to skip over some important details that actually significantly change the trajectory of the narrative. Luke is a Quilter: the use over parallel layout of the Gospels was...

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Why We Love


Posted By on May 8, 2020

We live in a very strange time. The old Chinese proverb” may you live in interesting times” was a curse originally and many of us feel like we live under that curse. It is an interesting time of reversal. For instance, just a couple months ago grocery stores all over the country banned plastic bags and wanted you to bring your own reusable cloth bags. As with anything in modern consumerism, this became a form of both utility but also...

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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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Transcend Transform Transgress


Posted By on Mar 17, 2020

https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast-player/3873/transcend-tranform-transgress.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 00:12:58Subscribe: iTunesPart of Sunday’s live-stream was a ‘sermon’ … but you will definetly want to read the sermon notes if this idea appeals to you at all. https://vermonthillsumc.org/transcend-transform-transgress-sermon/ The words that use help us interpret our experience...

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Us vs Them BrainStorm (Week 1)


Posted By on Feb 12, 2020

https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast-player/3767/us-vs-them-brainstorm-week-1.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 00:44:57Subscribe: iTunesOur discussion of “The Church of Us vs Them” is off to a good start. Listen in  and let us know your thoughts. You can also watch the video (including the slides) over here https://vermonthillsumc.org/us-vs-them-brainstorm/ Join the conversation. Comment below or...

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