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Religion of the Heart

The texts for Sunday, September 2, 2012 (Lectionary 22): Deuteronomy 4:1–2, 6–9; Psalm 15; James 1:17–27; and Mark 7:1–8, 14–15, 21–23 “So the Pharisees and the scribes asked him, ‘Why … Continue reading

August 31, 2012 · 2 Comments

Faithful Imagination

The texts for Sunday, August 26, 2012 (Lectionary 21): Joshua 24:1–2a, 14–18; Psalm 34:15–22; Ephesians 6:10–20; and John 6:56–69. “Simon Peter answered him, ‘Lord, to whom can we go? You … Continue reading

August 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ego ami

The texts for Sunday, July 29, 2012 (lectionary 17): 2 Kings 4:42–44; Psalm 145:10–18; Ephesians 3:14–21; and John 6:1–21. … I think that we all have that little bit of … Continue reading

July 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Daughter

The texts, moved from Sunday, July 1, 2012 to Sunday, June 24, 2012: Lamentations 3:22–33; Psalm 30; 2 Corinthians 8:7–15; and Mark 5:21–43 “Your faith has made you well.” ?? … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Bravery of Doubt

The texts for Sunday, April 15, 2012: Acts 4:32–35; Psalm 133; 1 John 1:1—2:2; John 20:19–31. “Jesus said to him, “Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are … Continue reading

April 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Off the Cliff

The texts for Sunday, April 8, 2012 (Easter Sunday): Isaiah 25:6–9; Psalm 118:1–2, 14–24; Acts 10:34–43; Mark 16:1–8 The End. Really? That’s it? “So they went out and fled from … Continue reading

April 9, 2012 · 5 Comments

Nicene Creed: Heart Words

A sermon/reflection from Wednesday, March 7th, 2012.  Texts: John 12:37-43, Mark 12:28-34, The Nicene Creed Grace to you and peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. … Continue reading

March 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

Our Refuge and Strength

The texts for October 30, 2011: Jeremiah 31:31–34; Psalm 46; Romans 3:19–28; and John 8:31–36 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will … Continue reading

October 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Barefoot before God

The texts for Sunday, August 7, 2011 are: 1 Kings 19:9–18; Psalm 85:8–13; Romans 10:5–15; and Matthew 14:22–33 Audio of sermon:  Pentecost-L19A.2011 “… I can imagine not wanting to step … Continue reading

August 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Dear Jesus…

The texts for Sunday, July 24, 2011 are:  1 Kings 3:5–12; Psalm 119:129–136; Romans 8:26–39; and Matthew 13:31–33, 44–52. Audio of sermon: Pentecost-L17A.2011 Teach us the wisdom of your holy nonsense, … Continue reading

July 26, 2011 · 2 Comments

Dancing

In a dance, one person leads and one person follows…or at least in a beautiful, smooth, natural dance.  At least, I think that’s how it is supposed to work.  I’ve … Continue reading

July 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

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