Month: January 2018

The Disruptor for the Detestable

Last summer CNBC, a cable channel that covers the Stock Market and offers economic analysis, issued its annual Distruptor 50 list. Innovative companies believed to be changing the world make the list. These companies are considered forward thinking. One of the measures is their economic success. For instance, 31 Continue reading

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Paul’s Good News Fashion Statement

Tell me, what were your first thoughts when you saw clothes original to the 1970’s showing up for double the price paid for them originally? Honestly now. Seeing teenagers in Leisure Suits had to be unsettling. Some of you, like me, surely had nightmares!Continue reading

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Desperate Not Drunk: When Good News Comes Out of Nowhere

1 Samuel 3; John 1:43-52

Can anything good come out of Ghana?

Two weeks ago a 26-year old soldier raced repeatedly into a burning Bronx apartment building, saving four people before he died in the flames. His name was Pvt. Emmanuel Mensah and he immigrated from Ghana.Continue reading

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Most Want Peace In Israel and Palestine: A Conversation with Jimmy Doyle

Most lands us in trouble. The word most gets us in trouble, not most people. When we want to lay claim to the popular position or opinion we use most; even if we know it runs into the wall of fallacies.… Continue reading

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Baptism: Jesus Burns His Draft Card

(Epiphany/Baptism of Jesus Sunday)

Mark 4:4-11; 

On October 15, 1965 . . . 

In a demonstration staged by the student-run National Coordinating Committee to End the War in Vietnam, the first public burning of a draft card in the United States takes place.

These demonstrations drew 100,000 people in Continue reading

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