Go out and train everyone you meet,
far and near, in this way of life.

Posts from April 2014

Directions in Real Time

I have found myself using the GPS on my phone a lot lately. It takes a lot for this little old map reader to trust some disembodied voice telling me where to turn when I’m driving out of state to a family funeral and I don’t have a clue where I’m going. But I did it. And as I was thinking about…

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It’s a beautiful day in Rochester. A little cold, but the sun is shining and the sky is so blue it seems to vibrate a little when I look at it. My laptop is set up on my dining room table that is next to one of two bay windows in my house. It’s a corner lot so we’re lucky enough to…

It’s What We Do

Yesterday I had the privilege of lifting up the life of one of our members, Joe Hellmuth in a Celebration of Life at the Interfaith Chapel of Miller Funeral Home. When I got to the funeral home, I met his friend of 70+ years, Pat. Pat had made most of the arrangements for Joe’s service because she was his health care proxy,…

Philippians Study

South Church’s Saturday ACT of Faith*, Bagels & the Bible, is starting a four-week lesson on Paul’s Letter to the Philippians. Our style is easy and friendly … and frankly, it is more conversational and experiential than pedantic. We meet Saturdays, 11 a.m. for one hour at Bruegger’s Bagels on Mt. Hope (right across the street from the new Collegetown development). Bring…