AColyte August 28, 2020 A Journal of Faith, Doubt, and Other Things at Austin College Limping in the Dawn AColyte A Journal of Faith, Doubt, and Other Things at Austin College Rev. John Williams, Ph.D., Editor 900 N. Grand Ave. Suite 61647 Sherman, TX 75090 903.813.2220 jwilliams@austincollege.edu ++++++++++++ WHAT IS…

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TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN… Early Autumn, 2020 Treading carefully among the Pachyderms Please, Papa, won’t you let me go Down to Richmond to the Traveling Show Please, Papa, don’t say I can’t I just want to see the elephant. …I sure would hate it if I went And never…

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AColyte June 19, 2020 A Journal of Faith, Doubt, and Other Things at Austin College Official Juneteenth 140th Anniversary Yard sign from 2005 From https://www.juneteenth.com/history.htm TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN… Sherman, Texas June 19, 2020 “[Juneteenth] is actually an important event, an important time. But nobody had ever heard of…

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AColyte June 12, 2020 A Journal of Faith, Doubt, and Other Things at Austin College TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN… America 2020 Trying to Lean Into the Discomfort what does the Lord require of youbut to do justice, and to love kindness,    and to walk humbly with your God? –Micah 6:8 Justice. Kindness….

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AColyte June 4, 2020 A Journal of Faith, Doubt, and Other Things at Austin College TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN… Wynne Chapel Under the Steeple June 2020 AM I LYING TO ANYBODY? –Tommy Earl Bruner, A character in the Dan Jenkins novel, “Baja Oklahoma“ When I woke up Tuesday morning,…

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June 2, 2020 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION Friends, My name is John Williams. I’m Chaplain and Director of Church Relations here at Austin College, And I want to begin by thanking you for your presence at this service of Prayer and Reflection and thanking the Students, Faculty, Staff members, and Administrators…

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AColyte Pentecost 2020 A Journal of Faith, Doubt, and Other Things at Austin College “What am I hearing?” TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN… North Texas Tornado Season Feeling a Disturbance in the Force May 29, 2020 THERE’S A MIGHTY JUDGMENT COMING BUT I MAY BE WRONG YOU HEAR THESE FUNNY…

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AColyte May 22, 2020 A Journal of Faith, Doubt, and Other Things at Austin College TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN… Still here Day 62 since most of you left campus Increasingly grateful for Spotify And Bluetooth speakers May 22, 2020 DANCING TO THE DOOMSDAY ROCK DANCING TO THE DOOMSDAY ROCK…

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AColyte May 15, 2020 A Journal of Faith, Doubt, and Other Things at Austin College CHARGE & BENEDICTION HUGE GRATITUDE to the 2019-20 Sallie Majors Religious Life Interns— Patrick Blasingame, Addie Pederson, Lois Bronaugh, Bridget Tolle, Santos Botello, Emma Page, Sallie Roo (pictured but not an intern), and Spencer Dirk…

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AColyte May 8, 2020 A Journal of Faith, Doubt, and Other Things at Austin College From Wynne Chapel to the Valley of the Shadow of Death TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN… New York City April 30, 2020 Hey John. I feel ridiculous sending this message but your name came to…

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