Posts Tagged "Jesus"


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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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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Fully Human and Divine


Posted By on Jan 7, 2020

We say some lofty things around Christmas. Rightly so! There is a big idea at the center of our celebrations. What does it mean to be fully human? Is Jesus a model of that? Enjoy this video and comment below or email VHUMCpastor@gmail.com There is also an audio podcast https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/fully-human-and-divine/

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