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Harder to return to blogging

I’ve only written one blog post since before General Assembly, and is was of a “what do you think” format. It’s been for a number of reasons: There’s been lots of work... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

So, any take away thoughts from General Assembly?

Even though I didn’t go to General Assembly this year — there was a very nice family wedding the same time — I tried to keep up with the news as best I can. And saying that, I... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

The Beacon is out — just in time for GA

I just got a pseudonymous email, informing me of the publication of a new edition of the satirical magazine, The Beacon. A magazine that proves that just because something’s not factual doesn... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

After the killings in Charleston

The grief and horror Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church must now be facing is hard to get my head around, but the killings are not themselves inconceivable. Brother Roger, Oscar Romero, and... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

So, who’s going to General Assembly? Who’s following from home?

Just a check in. And a roll call. So, who’s going to General Assembly in Portland, Ore. ? Who’s following from home? I’ll not be there in person, and I’m not sure how much I... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

The last of the licensed ministers

There has been some buzz, both associated with the #sustainministry theme and the fear of shortages in the ministry, that there should be some intermediate ministerial status. To which I noted to t... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

All Souls Miami set for UUA admission vote

So, I was reading through the Unitarian Universalist Association Board packet for the June meeting — as one does — and see that All Souls Miami is (alone) scheduled to be voted upon for... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

Economics of Ministry, 1856 edition

Before the #sustainmininstry thread fades (presumably to revive at General Assembly) I wanted to meditate on how our ancestors coped. In my last blog post, I opined that ministerial shortages were ... [read more]

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Boy in the Bands

Economics of City Ministry

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Hosea Ballou commemorated

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The automated ministry

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A page full of handbooks!

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A service without…

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Brooks on prayer