Tag Archives: 1 John

More than Words

We, as church, have thought our way into an identity crisis. We have spent so much time thinking about what is right, creating right doctrines, and rules for membership, that we have forgotten that we are the Body of Christ. … Continue reading

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Confession: Repentance and Witness

in the shadow of the cross in the echoes of the empty tomb in the busyness of everyday in the restlessness of the night to what does my life bear witness? some days I forget for part of the day … Continue reading

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Called to Love

It’s only been a week since my mother’s death. My world is off-balance and out of focus in ways I did not expect. Combine this with the events in the world this week, and I’m overwhelmed. I grieve for my … Continue reading

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Post Resurrection Thoughts

Easter is all about resurrection and new life. On the surface it’s easy to preach. But dig a little deeper into what resurrection means and it isn’t all that easy. To make it worse, I find myself distracted by thoughts … Continue reading

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It Really is about Love

RCL – May 6, 2012 – Fifth Sunday of Easter Acts 8:26-40 Psalm 22:25-31 1 John 4:7-21 John 15:1-8 Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. … Continue reading

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