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February 2006 Archives

History of the term “Hyphenated American” (part 2)

posted by Robert Gelinas

The term "hyphenated American" was popularized in the 1910s by President Theodore Roosevelt, responding to the increasing fractionalization within the nation along ethnic lines. In an October 12, 1915 speech to the Knights of Columbus, Roosevelt said, "There is no […]

Life on the Hyphen (part 1)

posted by Robert Gelinas

As you can see from my profile, I describe myself as "on the hyphen between African and American." Let’s do a quick survey… Are you an American or a hyphenated-American? Why?

What Color Is Jesus–A case study in jazz theology (part 5)

posted by Robert Gelinas

Here is a final reflection inspired by James Cone (and yes, these have been pictures of the man himself). So what color is Jesus today? Jazz is all about the moment. Moments that may or may not be reproduced. Jazz […]

I’m out!

posted by Robert Gelinas

I’m out of country for a few weeks…the dark continent…the place that provided much of the the source material for this thing we call Jazz. I don’t think I’ll have much time for posting so I’m going to re-run some […]

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Celebrating National Adoption Month
November is National Adoption Month.  God is up to something.  The Bride of Christ is waking up all across this nation to the need to care for orphans through adoption and foster care. James 1.27 makes it clear that to be Christian is to care for orphans, "Religion that god our Father accepts a

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Sermon of the Week: Your Lot in Life (P6)
This book just keeps getting better! [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/31323811[/vimeo]

posted 3:00:02pm Nov. 05, 2011 | read full post »

Guest Blogger: Patricia Raybon
A Ghost? Or Our God?   By Patricia Raybon It’s dark, cold and early. But I’m excited. On this morning, the most important thing I have to do is hear from God. And not just a little bit. I want to hear without limits. Isn’t that what we’re all saying today? That we want to be blessed by

posted 6:00:00am Oct. 31, 2011 | read full post »

Sermon of the Week: Your Lot in Life (P5)
Good News:  Pure Motives Are Not Required Before We Serve In The Kingdom of God! [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/30383671[/vimeo]

posted 3:56:39pm Oct. 28, 2011 | read full post »


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