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Blogging Towards Sunday, October 19, 2014

1 Corinthians 3:16-4:16 How do we interpret the Bible?  Does it even speak to our life and context today?  How do we know, because it doesn’t seem like Jesus says … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 12, 2014

Psalm 98 & Isaiah 58:1-12   Worship is vital. It’s the heart of who we are. But how do y do it? Is there a right,, and thus necessarily a wrong way … Continue reading

October 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, October 5, 2014

Thoughts on Today’s Scripture Psalm 148 & Matthew 11:1-7. 19-36   Today we celebrate the bigness of creation, which is minute compared with the vastness of God.  Anselm wrote in the Middle Ages that … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, July 20, 2014

Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43  & Romans 8:12-25   How can we understand the presence of evil in the world?  If God is present and has saved us in Christ Jesus, shouldn’t everything … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 29, 2014

Matthew 10:37-42 & Romans 6:12-23   Last week we talked of freedom – freedom for and freedom from.  In his famous letter of pastoral advice to the ancient church in Rome, Paul … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday June 22, 2014

Romans 6:1-11 & Matthew 10:24-39   We have lots of freedoms as Americans.  Freedom of religion, of assembly, or thought.  But is freedom a thing you have, or something your strive for, … Continue reading

June 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 15, 2014

Psalm 8 & Matthew 28:16-20 Psalm 8 is attributed as “for the Winepress [gittigh in Hebrew].” That’s the place where the harevest is tunred into a vintage, where the crop is stripped … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, June 8, 2014

Acts 2:1-21   Is God in the world? How does she moves about in the world? How do we see or hear him?   Pentecost was both nothing new at … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, April 27, 2014

Isaiah 2:1-5, Isaiah 25:1-10a, Luke 4:14-30   Easter has come and gone. Jesus is risen from the dead, now what? That can be the way that we feel after discovering … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014

Matthew 28:1-10 & Colossians 3:1-4 Easter is the end of Lent. If you’ve been giving up something like Chocolate, or Coffee, you’re free to indulge today and appreciate what you’ve abstained … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · Leave a comment