Tag Archives: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Perspectives from the Past-Reflections from Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Writings in 1932-33

One of the gifts of reading more deeply into the lives and experiences of people in the past is the perspectives they can give us into our own time. Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a Lutheran pastor during the critical time leading … Continue reading

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Transitioning Into Exodus

When I started the biblical reflections portion of this blog almost four years ago, I didn’t realize how much I would learn and how much it would shape my ministry. Many Christians don’t know how to approach the Hebrew Scriptures … Continue reading

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Are we willing to ask the difficult questions?

As the world continues to change at a dynamic pace and the church continues to attempt to minister faithfully in that changing world it will force us to ask difficult questions, questions that reach right to the heart of our … Continue reading

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Remembering Bonhoeffer: The Powers of Good

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was executed at Flossenberg Concentration Camp on April 9, 1945, and at some other point I am sure I will share more reflections since his writings have definitely shaped me in many ways, but today I am just … Continue reading

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Golgotha

Alone, life is over, Those whom I ask to wait for me enter into sleep A sleep deeper than death itself Seconds creep by, minutes last for years As I wait for my Father to answer me Yet no answer … Continue reading

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