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Blogging Towards Sunday, July 23, 2017

  Psalm 8 The Psalms are poem-songs that seek to articulate that which is beyond words, underneath them, that which surpasses the power of language.  Today’s Psalm orients or re-orients … Continue reading

July 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, July 16, 2017

  Thoughts on Today’s Scriptures  Psalm 113 & Luke 1:46-55   We often imagine July as a month of sun soaked barbecues, community celebrations and a different pace focused around … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 11, 2017

  Psalm 100 & John 1:1-5, 14-17   The Book of Psalms is a book of poetry, which was used as the “prayer” of “service” book in the ancient Israelite … Continue reading

June 7, 2017 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Pentecost Sunday, June 4, 2017

  Acts 2:1-4; Galatians 4:1-7 & Galatians 5:16-26   Today is Pentecost: the 50th day after Easter, a Christian feast day which springs originally from a Jewish Holy Day “Shavuot” … Continue reading

May 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

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