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Archive (May, 2013)

Holy Spirit Fire


As a youngster, I can remember listening to the “holy roller’s” tent meeting in the pasture next to where I was riding my horse on summer evenings. It was fascinating to me, but I certainly knew that wasn’t what we Methodists do for worship!  In this series […]

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Making Ritual “Rich-You-All”


The “active participation of the people” was a tenant of the mid-20th century liturgical movement. And no matter how much leaders I work with bemoan the fact that their folks don’t want to get involved, I’ve experienced that when we facilitate meaningful and […]

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What Rocks Your Boat?


This picture was taken outside of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this weekend. And I’m am here to testify that I’ve been moved and inspired by the likes of REO Speedwagon, U2, Bob Marley and many other rock and roll musical offerings in worship settings. […]

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