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RexEspiritu
New Castle, IN
Rex Espiritu -
Interests: music; (symphonic/orchestral/ensemble); jazz; piano; drama musical theater and the arts; fusion; physics; string theory; nano technology; neural netwo
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Upon the integrity of our authenticity, the light of the Lord Jesus shines through us brilliantly unfettered, undeterred for others to see. The uninhibited exhibition of strength and weakness together dynamically interwoven amidst life challenges bears witness to sovereign glory. Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2015 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
blessed to have sat under the teaching of Dr. Samuel H. Moffett at Princeton Theological Seminary in church history, with/during Dr. Darrell Guder's class(es) on missional theology
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A Great Man Died Today Obituary for Samuel Hugh Moffett February 10, 2015 Dr. Samuel Hugh Moffett —Courtesy of Princeton Theological Seminary Special to Presbyterian News Service Sung-Deuk Oak LOUISVILLE Samuel Hugh Moffett (April 7, 1916-February 9, 2015) passed peacefully... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
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In Remembrance: The Reverend Dr. Samuel Hugh Moffett '42 Henry Winters Luce Professor of Ecumenics and Mission Emeritus April 7, 1916–February 9, 2015 Dr. Samuel H. Moffett, beloved former professor at Princeton Seminary, died peacefully Monday, February 9, 2015, at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
PREPARATION O God, make speed to save us. O Lord, make haste to help us. From the rising of the sun to its setting your glory is proclaimed in all the world. Come, Now is the Time to Worship Come,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2015 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
lovingly remembering, joyfully treasuring, with deep gratitude, a precious gift "There is nothing that can replace the absence of someone dear to us, and one should not even attempt to do so. One must simply hold out and endure it.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2014 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
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"We have also come to this hallowed spot to remind America of the fierce urgency of now. This is no time to engage in the luxury of cooling off or to take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism. Now is the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2013 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
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Remembering fifty (and a hundred plus) years ago.... "The pale history books in Harlem and Birmingham told how the nation had fought a war over slavery. Abraham Lincoln had signed a document that would come to be known as the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2013 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
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In the context of now more and more deliberate decrease of privacy in the new millennium, with the incessant deluge of data littering the information super highway, while traversing through the plethora of crass unbridled naked exposures marked by uninhibited... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2013 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
In the context of now more and more deliberate decrease of privacy in the new millennium, with the incessant deluge of data littering the information super highway, while traversing through the plethora of crass unbridled naked exposures marked by uninhibited... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2013 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
While watching.... recalling Princeton summer CPE during seminary serving as chaplain providing pastoral care, overnight coverage at major medical center.... Clinical Pastoral Education involving deep experience of humanity.... to humbly identify with the fully human One, seeing a sea of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2013 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
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Subject Brooke's Place Spring Newsletter From Brooke's Place Spring 2013 Brooke's Place is the only ongoing children's grief support program in central Indiana. We provide peer support and professional counseling for children and their families who have experienced the death... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2013 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
While I write on this morning in which my spirit is once again reawakening to the real presence of the One Who is alone steadfast, faithful and true to me and you, I am reminded of the saying, "April showers... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2013 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
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As I write this in the first few days of the Lenten equinox, words come to mind at the sight of the ground before me…. oh so slidingly slow for freshly fallen spring snow…. The thought of slipping on by... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2013 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
Whether it's Moses or Matthew, Joshua or John, Solomon or Stephen, Saul or Paul or Peter, Job or James, or Jesus, witnesses of faith in Scripture embody and live out their faithfulness as living examples to and for us of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2013 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
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SENTENCES OF SCRIPTURE 1 Year A B C Matt. 4:4 One does not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God. Firm Foundation PRAYER OF THE DAY 3 Year A B C God... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2013 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
All silently gather. Any procession should be in silence. CALL TOWORSHIP Joel 2:1–2, 12–17; Ps. 51:1–17 Let us return to the Lord. God is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love. Have mercy on us, O God,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2013 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
Eight years ago this week in January, my family and I were moving in to our new home in New Castle, Indiana. It was in the midst of downright frigid, subfreezing (if not subhuman) weather that I remember the movers... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2013 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
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PREPARATION O God, make speed to save us. O Lord, make haste to help us. From the rising of the sun to its setting your glory is proclaimed in all the world. From Where the Sun Rises One or more... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2013 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
As I recently shared in reflection upon the smile of a dear saint's service of witness to the resurrection and the life, I was led to search for the word "smile" in various translations of the Holy Scriptures. One collection... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2012 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
'Twas the week before Christmas but nobody knew, No stockings, no ornaments, no gifts or good news. All the world had lost hope; all the people felt fear. Now listen; I'll tell you why Christmas came here. Has your heart... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2012 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
Fall Into Love With Jesus Thursday, October 18, 2012 One of the prevailing habits characteristic of my prayer life is what I sometimes refer to as "drive-by prayers". Having lived in semi-suburban neighborhoods not too far from inner-city urban U.S.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2012 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
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...can perhaps be caught and held in a picture.... like a photograph of a bird in flight... Such is the solitary vocation. For, of all.... the solitary knows least where they are going, and yet more sure, for there is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2012 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
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Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, What a blessing to stand with fellow delegates and colleagues at this year's General Assembly! Like a jumbo jet revving up its engines in preparation for takeoff, gaining momentum upon acceleration down the runway... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2012 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net
In the Presbyterian Church (USA)'s Book of Confessions, the Westminster Confession of Faith (6.131) states: "Christian marriage is an institution ordained of God, blessed by our Lord Jesus Christ, established and sanctified for the happiness and welfare of mankind, into... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2012 at Rex Espiritu - Pastor.Espiritu.net