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Blogging Towards Sunday, May 28, 2017

Galatians 3:1-9, 23-29   “At several times in history this [pastoral] letter, listened to by small groups of Christians, has shifted the direction of the age just enough to make … Continue reading

May 24, 2017 · 2 Comments

Blogging Towards Sunday, May 21, 2017

Galatians 1:13-2:21 “At several times in history this [pastoral] letter, listened to by small groups of Christians, has shifted the direction of the age just enough to make the difference … Continue reading

May 19, 2017 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, May 14, 2017

Acts 15:1-18 Luke tells the resurrection of Jesus not as the end of the story, but as the climactic middle, which creates a new beginning, relaunching the story. Acts is … Continue reading

May 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, May 7, 2017

Acts 8:26-39 Luke tells the resurrection of Jesus not as the end of the story, but as the climactic middle, which creates a new beginning, relaunching the story. Acts is … Continue reading

May 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, April 30, 2017

 Acts 6:1-7:2; 7:44-60 Luke tells the resurrection of Jesus not as the end of the story, but as the climactic middle, which creates a new beginning, relaunching the story. Acts … Continue reading

April 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, April 23, 2017

Luke 24:13-35   Luke tells the resurrection of Jesus in a series of sequential stories that turn around the question of what difference does this make in us and in … Continue reading

April 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Through Holy Week: Easter Sunday

Sunday Resurrection The World Turned Right-side Up Mathew 28:1-13; Mark 16:1-20; Luke 24:1-49; John 20:1-31   Questions for the practice of Examen & Contemplation   What strikes or shimmers for … Continue reading

April 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Through Holy Week: Saturday

A Deafening Silence The scriptures say nothing of Saturday, from Jesus’ rushed burial as the sabbath begins at Sunset Friday night through the fleeting darkness of Sunday morning as the … Continue reading

April 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

Blogging Through Holy Week: Friday

Friday The Crucifixion. The World Turned Upside Down Matthew 27:1-66; Mark 15:1-47; Luke 22:66-23:56; John 18:28-19:37 Jesus dying on the cross.  The story is familiar and yet so foreign.  It … Continue reading

April 14, 2017 · 3 Comments

Blogging Through Holy Week: Thursday

Thursday Passover: Remembering the Exodus to interpret the Present The Command to Serve Matthew 26:17-30; Mark 14:12-26; Luke 22:7-23; John 13:1-30   Jesus and his disciples gather together for a … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 · 1 Comment