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Jim Gordon Please enjoy our Pastor's Blog, "It's Not What you Think." The purpose of Jim's blog is to give a glimpse of what he'll be preaching about on the upcoming Sunday. Jim does a great job of bringing the gospel into issues that we deal with in today's society - hense, "It's not what you think!" Please feel free to log on to our Facebook page to comment on Jim's Blog! (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pine-Ridge-Presbyterian-Church/48828008151)

Who is God?

Who is God?  How would you describe God?  Richard Rohr offers some thoughts.

Parables are fascinating.

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Who will rescue me

15 I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate. 16 Now if I do what I do not want, I agree that the law is good. 17 But in fact it is no longer I that do it, but sin that dwells within me.

NRSV GENESIS 18:1-15, GOD VISITS ABRAHAM AND SARAH

 

NRSV GENESIS 18:1-15, GOD VISITS ABRAHAM AND SARAH

 

Contemplative Prayer

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The most important word in the Bible is...

OK, I think I can be honest with you.

Learning to walk in the dark

            One of my favorite preachers and authors is Barbara Brown Taylor.  She is a best selling author, a brilliant scholar and an Episcopal priest.  But don’t let that scare you, she is down to earth, often funny and very, very insightful.  She was selected as the only woman on a list of th

Holy Week - 2014

Amidst the joy, anticipation and busyness the celebration of Easter brings, we have been brought down to Earth this Holy Week, hard.  As if marking the one year anniversary of the terrible Boston Marathon bombing, which left hundreds of people injured and dead, were not enough, closer to home a l

Greetings from Mt. St. Scholastica

Over the past couple of weeks I have spent some time the past couple of weeks at Mt. St. Scholastica Benedictine (women’s ) Monastery in Atchison, Kansas.  It has become my spiritual home away from home over the past few years.

God is another word for the heart of everything

I am on retreat this week at the Mt. St. Scholastica Monastery in Atchison, my spiritual home away from home.  This meditation from one of my mentors, Richard Rohr, seems especially relavent:

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