House for All Sinners and Saints

  • House for All Sinners and Saints
    I am the mission developer for House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, Colorado. We are an urban liturgical community with a progressive yet deeply rooted theological imagination. Check out our site for more info.

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    You can go to our Cafe Press store and buy t-shirts and other stuff with out Parchment with a nail at the top logo on the front - and "radical protestants; nailing sh*t to the church door since 1517" on the back.
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  • Chris Enstad
    The blog of a dad, husband, Lutheran pastor, emerging, failing, conversing, confessing.
  • Ian Mobsby
    Ian is the Anglican Priest at Moot in London.
  • Matt Stone
    This is a great blog from Down Under which explores Christianity and religious pluralism
  • Luther Punk
    Like Ward Cleaver with tattoos
  • Ian Adams
    Ian is the priest of the MayBe community in Oxford...I think he's pretty stinkin' cool.
  • Rachael
    cool chick...check her out
  • MayBe
    This is a great emerging church community we spent time with in Oxford. Their website is well worth a look, especially the page "the spirit of MayBe"
  • Mad Priest
    If I'm the Sarcastic Lutheran, he's certainly the Sarcastic Anglican...
  • Steve Collins
    Steve's an interesting and articulate emerging church brit.
  • The Mercy Seat
    This is a really groovey new church plant in NorthEast Minneapolis, amazing jazz liturgy. Their website is well worth checking out

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I am lamenting...

Thank you for sending this to me. It reminds me to keep the faith even - especially - when things are hard. I have been known to ask God, "what the he'll?" and I wonder if that is a form of lamenting?

Thanks for sharing this with me!


You make me want to go to Theology school. You have stirred my mind and soul.

Awesome message from Habakkuk. Well done! Very good. I've read a lot of blog posts now on last Sunday's lectionary text, and I'm definitely ready to vote your message as the best posted message on this text.

I'm still thinking through your opening illustration of your kids lamenting your slowness in delivering the ice cream. Definitely made me re-think "lament." And I love what your friend said, "if you’re going to have a praise band in your church, that’s fine but only if you also have a lament band." What if you required people wanting to be in the praise band to first do time in the lament band? ;) Might give their praise some real depth.

I really enjoyed your message, a real gift to find while while Googling “Habakkuk” for research on a post that I just wrote on this same lectionary text.

In my post, I quote Peter Craigie who said, “Faithfulness requires a continuation in the relationship with God, even when experience outstrips faith and the purpose in continuing to believe is called into question.” | If you wanna check it out or if anyone wants to read more from Habakkuk, please visit:
How can we be faithful in a world like this? (Habakkuk)

And since you mentioned Ned Flanders, while you're at my blog, you'll see that I just recently posted on The Simpsons a couple of times, including a post titled Homer Simpson is not Catholic nor Anglican, but he just might be an average American Christian.

Again, I thank you for the best message I've read online from Habakkuk.
Thanks for posting your message,
Ken Symes

Sermon: Habakkuk and Lament<------that's what i was looking for

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