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Blogging Towards Sunday, June 6, 2021

Genesis 12:1-4 & Matthew 5:1-16 We’ve been talking about legacy for the past two months as we move towards the re-opening of our society and church. Legacy – has both … Continue reading

June 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, May 30, 2021

Matthew 3:1-17 Memento mori (Latin for ‘remember that you [have to] die’) is an artistic or symbolic reminder of the inevitability of death. The concept has its roots in the … Continue reading

May 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, May 23, 2021

Jeremiah 18:1-6; Ezekiel 37:1-14; Acts 2:1-21 Today is Pentecost. It’s the remembrance of the day in which the early Church grew exponentially. New people heard a living word in the … Continue reading

May 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, May 16, 2021

Jeremiah 18:1-6; Exodus 20:8-11 & Deuteronomy 5:12-15 We’re talking about legacy – which can be both positive and negative – a loaded idea.  “First, it means what you leave behind … Continue reading

May 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, May 9, 2021

Jeremiah 18:1-6; Mark 5:21-34 We’re talking about legacy – which can be both positive and negative – a loaded idea. “First, it means what you leave behind to your heirs … Continue reading

May 8, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, May 2, 2021

Jeremiah 18:1-6; Mark 8:22-26 We’re talking about legacy – which can be both positive and negative – a loaded idea. “First, it means what you leave behind to your heirs … Continue reading

May 1, 2021 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, April 25, 2021

Jeremiah 18:1-7; 1 Samuel 21:1-9 & Matthew 12:1-14 This has been a week of potential breaking and reparations. The guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial shone a light on … Continue reading

April 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, April 18, 2021

Deuteronomy 6:1-25 We’re talking about legacy in this post-Easter and pre-return-to-what-used-to-be-called-normal time. It’s amazing and exhausting that we made it through this year. How will it change us, for it’s … Continue reading

April 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Presbytery of San Francisco Letter “Instead of Re-Opening…”

To: the churches of the Presbytery of San Francisco Beloved Sisters and Brothers: Instead of Re-opening, perhaps we should see this moment as one of Re-starting. Not just returning to our … Continue reading

April 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, April 11, 2021

John 20: 19-31 & Genesis 12:1-5 Throughout Lent – the season leading from up to Easter, we’ve been talking about the theme of Flourishing. We’re going to continue and deepen … Continue reading

April 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

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