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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

Blogging Towards Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021

John 20:1-18 Throughout Lent – the season leading from up to Easter, we’ve been talking about the theme of Flourishing. We get to the end of Lent, the story of … Continue reading

April 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, March 28, 2021

John 11:1-37, 12:9-19 Our theme this Lent is Flourishing. Lent , Passover, Palm Sunday and Easter coincide with Spring; when we naturally turn towards the future. For the Jewish people, … Continue reading

March 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, December 13, 2020

Isaiah 61:1-11 & Luke 2:1-14 Our theme for this Advent is “Do Not Be Afraid.” It’s heavily present in today’s readings. The reading from the prophet Isaiah begins with a … Continue reading

December 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, November 15, 2020

Matthew 13:1-17; 24-30 Today we look at two parables of Jesus as we wrestle with the questions of where is God and is God up to anything in the hot … Continue reading

November 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 6, 2020

Exodus 3:1-15 The story of the burning bush is one of the most well known of the Hebrew Bible. It’s easily brought to life in our imagination, no matter how … Continue reading

September 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, August 30, 2020

 1 Corinthians 13:4-7  (part of 1 Corinthians 12:27-13:13) It feels a bit like living these days is trying to survive the onslaughts of challenges, chaos and hard news: natural disasters, … Continue reading

August 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, August 16, 2020

Galatians 5:1, 22-23 & Romans 12:4-21 What does it mean to walk in the way of Jesus? It’s both clear and also easily confused by individualism, guilt, fear and the … Continue reading

August 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, August 9, 2020

out of options in realizing their dreams who are bowled over by the crazy wild love and transformative call of God. They’re at the end of their rope:

August 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, July 27, 2020

Psalm 27 Today is 172 days since we started sheltering in place for the COVID-19 pandemic. We began that time – at least I did – unaware, not able to … Continue reading

July 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

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