Tagged Hospitality

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

I made an amazing Gluten Free Irish Soda Bread for dinner tonight. Wow. I’m trying to learn to cook and especially to bake gluten-free, so I can avoid spending an arm and a leg every time I want something bready. The banana bread last week was not so good as I blended the bananas up …

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A Network of Friends Seeking Transformation

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I’m always amazed when I watch this video, by the huge amount of similarity we use in talking about our emerging efforts at being church in new ways. Created in the spring of 2010 at a gathering in Minneapolis, this video features 16 really cool people doing awesome things across the country. Each of us …

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Becoming Bully Proof

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Yesterday a good friend of mine was in a car accident (no one was injured), and the driver of the other vehicle leaped out of his car and called her a horrible string of names that can’t be repeated here. Being in a car accident is a scary thing, for everyone involved. For a moment, …

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Poverty of Heart Means Openness

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The reviewer at Publisher’s Weekly described my understanding of hospitality as “capacious.” I had to look that word up! (You can read the full review on the Amazon.com site.) Capacious means containing or capable of containing a great deal, roomy. Yeah. So, not only my book, but hospitality, too. A roomy heart and life. Capacious! …

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Story Bread, connecting us

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In case you missed our new video earlier this summer, here it is again. It’s just 4 minutes long, and gives a good sense of the spirit of Wicker Park Grace! Towards the end of the video you’ll see me breaking bread and talking about the meaning of communion. That week I called the communion …

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