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Blogging Towards Sunday, October 10, 2021

Exodus 2:23-25; 3:1-15; 4:10-17 Our story continues in the second book of the Hebrew Bible – Exodus – telling the story of the people of God. Abraham and Sarah had … Continue reading

October 8, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 3, 2021

Genesis 27:1-4, 15-23 & 32:22-32 Our story – according to Genesis – begins in the dust, from which God shapes us and gives us life through breathing the Divine Spirit … Continue reading

October 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 26, 2021

Genesis 16:1-16 & 21:9-21 Last week we heard about the arrival of the long-promised genetic son Isaac to Abraham and Sarah in Genesis 21:1-8. Today we hear the larger part … Continue reading

September 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 12, 2021

Genesis 1:1—2:4a Life is filled with questions. Some are easy to answer such as “why do we have eyeballs?” or “why do we breathe?” They’re easier to answer because we … Continue reading

September 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

Fall Series for Sundays

Sunday, September 12th we begin a new weekly series as we work through the story of the Bible – the story of God and the people of God.  We’ll start … Continue reading

September 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 5, 2021

Psalm 84 & Romans 6:1-11 What is the good life? That’s the question humans have asked themselves over the ages. The ancient Greek philosopher Plato (428– 348 BCE), widely considered … Continue reading

August 31, 2021 · Leave a comment

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August 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, August 29, 2021

Psalm 46 & Acts 2:37-42 Psalm 46 begins by describing God as a “refuge,” a safe place to take shelter. This strength-giving refuge is watered by streams of joy, gladness. … Continue reading

August 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, August 22, 2021

Matthew 15:21-28 Today’s scripture is challenging. Much like the situation in which we find ourselves today in our diverse con-texts. Jesus has left a tense conflictual encounter with the religious … Continue reading

August 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, August 15, 2021

Matthew 13:1-17 & Romans 8:18-31 We are facing great change as a church, a people, a society and the world. Technology has irreversibly transformed how we live our days. Our … Continue reading

August 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

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