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Blogging Through Holy Week: Wednesday

Mark 14:1 | John 12:1 Wednesday Preparation Day of Rest The scripture accounts of this last week in the life of Jesus don’t tell us anything about this day.  But … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Through Holy Week : Tuesday

Tuesday Growing the Revolution through Parables & Controversies. Matthew 21:23-24:51 | Mark 11:27-13:37 | Luke 20:1-21:36 After challenging the status quo, and pointing to a different possible way of living … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

Blogging Through Holy Week : Monday

MONDAY Active Resistance & Organization: Clearing out the Temple Matthew 21:10-17 | Mark 11:15-18 | Luke 19:45-48   After the arrival at Jerusalem to acclaim and expectation, Jesus returns to the … Continue reading

April 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

Blogging Through Holy Week : Sunday

Sunday The Messiah March : The Triumphal Arrival at Jerusalem Matthew 21:1-11 | Mark 11:1-11 | Luke 19:28-44 | John 12:12-19 Jesus arrives in or at the capital town of … Continue reading

April 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, April 2, 2017

Luke 18:31-19:10   Only Luke tells the story of Zacchaeus, a man of small stature whose story of radically turning around repentance challenges notions of family, faith and participation in … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, March 19, 2017

Luke 15:1-32 The early church emerged from a monocultural grouping of Jewish followers of Jesus into a multicultural gathering of people across racial, class and cultural barriers to gathered in … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, March 12, 2017

Luke 13:1-9, 31-35   The gospel of Luke is written with a Gentile or Greek-speaking cultured people in mind. To them the author writes an account, composed using eyewitness accounts, … Continue reading

March 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, March 5, 2017

Psalm 113 &  Luke 10:25-42   The gospel of Luke is written with a Gentile or Greek-speaking cultured people in mind. To them the author writes an account, composed using … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, February 26, 2017

Luke 9:25-48 Last week we read of Jesus challenging the status quo in society, the fear of the “other” who didn’t fit it, or behave according to tradition. Such fear … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, February 19, 2017

    Luke 7:36-8:3   The gospel of Luke is written with a Gentile or Greek-speaking cultured people in mind. To them the author writes an account, composed using eyewitness … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · 1 Comment