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Blogging Towards Sunday, November 9, 2018

  Isaiah 2:1-5; John 14:23-27; Matthew 4:23-5:9   Peace. We long for it in our genes, our relationships, our communities, and our world. It’s shared universal value (by almost all … Continue reading

November 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 28, 2018

  Mark 7:1-23; Matthew 4:23-5:8   Exhausted. That’s how most people describe themselves these days. We’re discouragingly overwhelmed by the us-versus-them thinking we experience as hypocritical and tribalistic. This self-preservation … Continue reading

October 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 21, 2018

  John 8:2-11; Matthew 4:23-5:7   The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-12) are identified as the essential teaching of Jesus. Today’s beatitude is about Mercy. It’s a word that we don’t often … Continue reading

October 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Faith in the Public Square: Mid-Terms

  How do we testify to our hope and faith in a time of despair and division? How do we articulate and live our faith in the public square when … Continue reading

October 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 14, 2018

  Luke 18:2-8; Matthew 4:23-5:6   The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-12) are identified as the essential teaching of Jesus. Recorded in Matthew, within the larger section of the Sermon on the … Continue reading

October 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 30, 2018

  Matthew 4:23-5:5   The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-12) are the essential teaching of Jesus. Recorded in the gospel told by Matthew, within the larger section of the Sermon on the … Continue reading

September 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 23, 2018

   Matthew 4:23-5:4 & Isaiah 61:1-4, 8, 10-11   The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-12) are identified as the essential teaching of Jesus. Recorded in Matthew, within the larger section of the … Continue reading

September 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 16, 2018

   Matthew 4:23-5:3, 15:21-28   We begin our Fall series on the Beatitudes with the first of the 8 sayings of Jesus recorded in Matthew 5:1-12. They are the foundation … Continue reading

September 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, August 26, 2018

John 9:1-41   Today’s passage from the gospel story of the life and teaching of Jesus has been written masterfully by the Apostle John. The care with which John draws … Continue reading

August 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, August 12, 2018

Matthew 31:31-32   The gospel of Matthew is believed to have been written for Jewish believers in and followers of Jesus who most likely lived in and around modern-day Syria. … Continue reading

August 10, 2018 · Leave a comment