Pentecost 5 C

Posted on Sun 19 June 2016 in misc

Galatians 3:23-29; Luke 8:26-39

Most weeks it might feel strange to stand up here and preach on a Gospel text that talks about demons.

But after the horrific event in Orlando last Sunday, and the week of media coverage ...

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Pentecost 4 C

Posted on Sun 12 June 2016 in misc

2 Samuel 11:26-12:10, 13-15; Psalm 32; Galatians 2:15-21; Luke 7:36-8:3

I have to confess that my first reaction to these two ‘raised from the dead’ stories is somewhere between unease and skepticism.

I’ve been to a lot of funerals, and I’ve never had anyone climb ...

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Pentecost C

Posted on Sun 15 May 2016 in misc

Acts 2:1-21; Psalm 104:24-35; Romans 8:14-17; John 14:8-17, 25-27

Acts 16:16-34; Psalm 97; Revelation 22:12-14 ...

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Easter 6 C

Posted on Sun 01 May 2016 in misc

The ...

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Easter 4 C

Posted on Sun 17 April 2016 in misc

Psalm 23; Revelation 7:9-17; John 10:22-30

“How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Messiah, tell us plainly.” (John 10.24 NRSV)

  • Jesus is asked this, but universal desire
  • Who hasn’t ...
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Easter 3 C

Posted on Sun 10 April 2016 in misc

Acts 9:1-6; Psalm 30; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-19

This is a story about what the disciples were doing after the Resurrection.

Post Easter Sunday / Post Resurrection ...

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Easter 2 C

Posted on Sun 03 April 2016 in misc

Acts 5:27-32; Psalm 118:14-29; Revelation 1:4-8; John 20:19-31

  • Far Side carton with scientist prank-bombing other scientist

I wonder if the disciples felt a little like this when Jesus appears … and of all things announces peace. Peace! Peace in the midst of danger.

They are ...

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