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Blogging Towards Sunday, September 22, 2013

Mark 4:1-20   The Bible is actually a library – or collection of faith stories, or testimonies.  The Greek word “Biblia” literally means “library.”  How do you read the Bible?  … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 15, 2013

Mark 5:21-36 “Why me?” is a question we often ask ourselves in our suffering.  We don’t want to admit that suffering is an inevitable part of life, we struggle with … Continue reading

September 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 8, 2013

Questions for going deeper with the Scriptures Matthew 5:1-16, 33-37   The question posed for this morning is about commitment.  What does it mean to say yes as a Christian?  … Continue reading

September 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, September 1, 2013

    1 Corinthians 1:1-9 | John 17:20-26 The question posed for this morning is about saints, and why in the Catholic tradition they’re prayed to and revered, whereas in … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, August 25, 2013

Galatians 5:1, 13-26  Now days it seems like freedom is not usually associated by the secular world with religion.  Between radical fundamentalist terrorists who give their life for a promise, … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, July 28, 2013

Genesis 3:1-21  & Romans 8:28-39   Whether we call is violence, injustice, tyranny, war, draught, famine,  natural disaster, cancer or an accident, evil exists.  We can’t deny it.  Evil makes … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, July 21, 2013

Genesis 1:26-31 & Matthew 15:21-28 This week we continue our series based upon your questions and suggestions.
 We’re wrestling with a question, asked by Louise Hirschman in response to the … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 23, 2012

Luke 17:1-6 & Hebrews 11:1-15; 11:29-12:3 FAITH:  Is it a noun or a verb?  Is it something you have, or don’t have, or is something that you can have in … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 16, 2013

Daniel 7:1-18, Matthew 13:24- 43 & 16:13-28 THEODICY.  That’s the theological word for the question of why bad things happen to good people; why God doesn’t seem to either be … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 9, 2013

  Daniel 6:1-28 Why do people believe in God?”  It’s a question that many in our culture ask.  “Why do you believe in God?”, is the question we might ask … Continue reading

June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment