God is speaking – we really should listen by Cathi Johnson

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In 2009, the world received a shock. A woman of a certain age, with frizzy hair, caterpillar eyebrows, dark hose under a light dress, stood on a stage and expressed her desire to become a professional singer.  The judges on Britains Got Talent – and apparently the entire live audience (dare I say all of […]

Sharing the dream – by Cathi Johnson

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On a sweltering day recently, folks across the city – and perhaps the country – gathered in small groups to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his historic speech, “I have a dream,” delivered on August 28, 1963.  Faculty, staff, administration and students of Memphis Theological Seminary met together on […]

Who moved my pastor? By Cathi Johnson

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  Years ago, I read a book called “Who Moved My Cheese?,” about two mice and two little-people who had some decisions to make about survival when their readily available cheese was suddenly gone.  It’s a tongue-in-cheek reference to what humans do when changes are afoot.  Some hunker down and insist things must remain the […]