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AColyte  Commencement  2021  A Journal of Faith, Doubt, and Other Things  at Austin College  It’s Been a Long, Long, Long, Long, Long, Long, Long, Long, Long, Long, Long, Long Time TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN…  Early One Sunday Morning Drinking Coffee on the Front Porch Watching Cardinals And Noticing the Trains…

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AColyte January 22.  2021 A Journal of Faith, Doubt, and Other Things at Austin College TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN… Wynne Chapel January 2021 Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. –Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. [Chris] wrote about making the conscious decision to love everyone around him. –Dr….

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AColyte November 3, 2020 A Journal of Faith, Doubt, and Other Things at Austin College It’s Election Day. Use the brains God gave you. Dig All Night. Chisel for the Light. Do Justice. Love Kindness. Hop Humbly. Wear a Mask. TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN… On pins and needles In…

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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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