Fleming Rutledge is a preacher and teacher known throughout the US, Canada, and parts of the UK. She is the author of eight books, all from Eerdmans Publishing. Her most recent book, The Crucifixion: Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ, is the product of the work of a lifetime and is being described as a new classic on the subject.
One of the first women to be ordained to the priesthood of the Episcopal Church, she served for fourteen years on the clergy staff at Grace Church on Lower Broadway at Tenth Street, New York City.
Fleming and her husband celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2009 and have two daughters and two grandchildren. She is a native of Franklin, Virginia.
Discerning God's Work In The World: Tips From The Times For Preachers: No man is an island
Friday, July 16, 2010
No man is an islandI try not to say this too often, but this really is a must-read article by Dan Barry about the "domino effect" of the Gulf oil hemorrhage. No incident is isolated. No misdeed can be encapsulated. No one is purely an individual; we are part of a network of relationships and dependencies. We are a human organism.
Can we find ways to answer the heart-breaking lament of Steve Airhart? He is the "work-hardened owner" of a small business in Waveland, Mississippi which has been undone by the spewing-oil catastrophe. He said to the reporter,
"I don't think the Lord's looking this way no more."
Here is the link:
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