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Holy Saturday 2014

By this point, I’ve estabilshed that I read The Dream of the Rood on Holy Saturday; that is, today. And I have written several old blog posts about it. Join me? I’ll be reading from thi... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

I can do all things through Christ who strengthened me.

[Paul] had a broad vision and a comprehensive grasp, and his thirty years’ ministry as an ambassador of Christ attests his intelligence not less than his zeal. He was grandly equipped for his... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

It is like a dear home meal…

It is like a dear home-meal, a family supper, where the Elder and the younger brothers meet around their Father’s table. It is like a farewell meal just before a dear one goes away from home ... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

An open table is — or was — the law

Pivoting from the Unitarians, and looking forward to Maundy Thursday. I’ll go into the Universalist laws of fellowship (and how they changed) later, but suffice it to say now that state conve... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

A Universalist witness to the Armenian genocide

The Armenian genocide began in 1915, so in anticipation of the centennial, I’m reprinting this witness — towards the end of the genocide — from the April 15, 1922 issue of the Uni... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

New congregations: neither airdrops nor strawberry runners

Even though we have data and options for forming new Unitarian Universalist churches, I didn’t present  “airdrops” nor “strawberry runner” models for serious consider... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

Following on the bivocational ministry theme

Unitarian Universalist blogger and minister Cynthia Landrum has responded to my earlier blog post about bivocational ministry. We seem to agree on most things, not the least of which is the financi... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

Do we have a gospel?

So, dear Unitarian Universalists: today is Palm Sunday and Passover starts tomorrow. You’re probably busy, so I’ll keep this brief. Do we have a gospel? Not a bunch of gospels, or piece... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

UUA Bookstore delivery!

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Commuting zones: airdrop

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One CRM to rule them all