Tag Archives: 1 Corinthians

Saving Lives

On February 14, 1983 I woke up in the local emergency room and I was not happy. Apparently, I had woken up in my room at home and made it downstairs before passing out. My mother then called 911 because … Continue reading

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What Will the Neighbors Think?

I grew up in a household where the unspoken motto was, “What will the neighbors think?” As a child, I found this rather confusing. The neighbors on one side had eleven kids; I don’t think they thought of us much … Continue reading

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Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory

This week I am taking a break from current events. This won’t be a sermon starter or anything else quite that practical. I’m going to share my personal reflections on this week’s lectionary. I arrive at these readings with echoes … Continue reading

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Bidding Prayer for Love

      Come, let us unite in prayer for the church throughout the world. (a time for quietly voiced or silent prayer) Eternal God, you have remained steadfast for generations. Your people fill the world. Let us be faithful … Continue reading

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If I were Paul…

In contemplating the familiar passage from 1 Corinthians, I started to wonder what Paul might say if he were writing to the Church today. Then I realized that I don’t know what Paul might say, but this is what I … Continue reading

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