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Blogging Towards Sunday, November 19, 2017

  Isaiah 9:1-7; John 8:1-12   This week we move from an introduction to the prophet Amos, and his call for justice and righteousness in Israel (the Northern Kingdom) in … Continue reading

November 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, November 12, 2017

  Amos 1:1-2; 5:14-15, 21-24; John 7:37-38   This week we move from narrative stores of call to written prophetic texts. While Amos wasn’t the first prophet, think of Elijah … Continue reading

November 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, November 5, 2017

  1 Kings 19:1-16; 1 Corinthians 12:12-27   This week we hear another story of Call – that of Elijah to faith in doubt, to discern the presence of the … Continue reading

October 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 22, 2017

    1 Samuel 16:1-13 &  Psalm 51:10-14   This week we hear another story of Call – that of David as the king of Israel.  He is subversively crown … Continue reading

October 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 15, 2017

    1 Samuel 3:1-21 & John 20:21-23   This week we jump from the story God’s Manna and provision for the Israelites in the wilderness of their Exodus freedom … Continue reading

October 12, 2017 · 3 Comments

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 8, 2017

      Exodus 16:1-18; John 6:51   This week we jump from the story of the burning bush in Exodus 2, 3 and 4, and the promise of God … Continue reading

October 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 1, 2017

  Exodus 2:23-25; 3:1-15; 4:10-17   Call or vocation is a primary aspect of Judeo-Christian faith. We believe and trust in a God who speaks to us, knows us personally, … Continue reading

September 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Genesis 21:1-3; 22:1-14   It’s often that we find ourselves with no good options in life. A paradoxical truth to learn as we age, it makes faith in … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 17, 2017

  Genesis 1:1-2:4a   Today we begin a new Sunday series. We’ll first move through several big arching stories of the First Testament addressing the themes of life and call. … Continue reading

September 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 3, 2017

  Psalm 27   The Book of Psalms is a book of poetry, which was used as the “prayer” of “service” book in the ancient Israelite Temple.  Composed of 150 … Continue reading

August 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

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