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Sunday, July 06, 2008

god on the move

The story of item 04-28, a commissioner's resolution I wrote, is a story of God on the move. That the resolution would go anywhere was a surprise. I saw seemingly impossible hurdles fade away and doors open that I wouldn't have imagined possible. The story is still unfolding, but on a personal level, I had a fresh and direct experience of how God shows strength in the midst of our own weakness. I told that story to my congregation in Sunday's sermon (July 6), linked below:

"Five and Two is What?" (John 6:2-14) (audio and text available)

Click the following links to see the text, rationale, and presentations of the "gracious witness resolution" in committee, against 03-21 (legal fund), and speaking for 04-28.


Addendum: a commenter asked for an "official link to this action" - it can be found, with
text, rationale, and vote counts here on PC-Biz: PC-Biz 04-28

2 comments:

stjones said...

Do you have an "official" PCUSA link to the GA's action and the adopted wording? Our presbytery (which has a very agressive policy developed in consultation with Louisville) will not be moved by blog entries however accurate.

Thanks.

robert austell said...

Yes!

The text, rationale, and vote counts are here on PC-Biz:

PC-Biz 04-28

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