Thursday, November 28, 2013

May Christ Join Them – v2

May Christ Join Them
into their closed rooms
unhindered by our walls
barriers of man
in the recesses of their hearts
The living Spirit,
God, the great I Am,
entering in with them
into their closed rooms
in the recesses of their hearts

Edited November 28, 2013
May Christ Join Them – v2
(Thanksgiving Day)
written after conviction of Rev. Frank Schaefer
not just about the juries but also
the Council of Bishops
June 23, 2011
May Christ Join Them
Love on Trial,
the case against the Reverend Amy DeLong,
which begins on June 20, 2011
John 8:1-11
Samuel Thompson’s
Inclusion Essay
shared at the New England United Methodist Church
Annual Conference
in response to call by Reconciling Ministries Network
for essays describing, “My vision for an inclusive church”,
June 10, 2011
in part inspired by conversations with
the Reverend John Makokha
Riruta UMC
Children of Africa Hope Mission Project in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya.
Matthew 25:31-46
The Sheep and the Goats
Matthew 28:18-20
Great Commission

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