Posts Tagged "progressive"


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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Social Gospel (BrainStorm)


Posted By on Sep 5, 2019

https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast-player/3499/social-gospel-brainstorm.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 00:41:48Subscribe: iTunesBrainStorming with Bo (BS with Bo) is back! We returned this past Sunday to talk about the legacy of the Social Gospel. It was a lively conversation. Editors Note: the microphone did not pick up all comments so this audio is shortened.  Comment below. Email VHUMCpastor@gmail.com with any...

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Even Better Than Advertised


Posted By on Jun 26, 2019

Last week’s sermon was about the goodness of God and the hope of the gospel (good news) What if it is even better than we have ever been told? Enjoy the video or you can listen to the podcast audio here https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast/even-better/ Email VHUMCpastor with any questions or comment below

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