Posts Tagged "God"


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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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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Five Layers of God


Posted By on Feb 11, 2020

People use the word ‘God’ in different ways and don’t all mean the same thing. Pastor Bo outlines the 5 broad categories that people think of when they think of ‘God’. Part of the  “Words Make Worlds” series The words that use help us interpret our experience – but they also create our experience at some level. You can also listen to the podcast audio...

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5 Levels of God (sermon)


Posted By on Feb 11, 2020

https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast-player/3762/5-levels-of-god-sermon.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 00:11:08Subscribe: iTunesPeople use the word ‘God’ in different ways and don’t all mean the same thing. Pastor Bo outlines the 5 broad categories that people think of when they think of ‘God’. Part of the  “Words Make Worlds” series The words that use help us interpret our experience...

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Fully Human


Posted By on Jan 9, 2020

What would it look like for you to be fully human? Is Jesus a good model for that? If Jesus was less than human because he was actually God in disguise (bad theology) then what do we lose with him as an example (or exemplar)? I like to ask people a series of questions: How did Jesus heal? Was Jesus good at math? Did Jesus even have diarrhea? Did Jesus know people’s futures? The problem with answering “he was God” too...

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