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Three Magi and the Baptist

All those proclamations bubbling with hope during Advent start to fizzle out by the time the magi arrive. And fall even flatter with John the Baptist’s cry for repentance. With the heightened anxiety created by the current Administration and its … Continue reading

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It is About You

When thou passeth through the waters I will be with thee. When thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not burn. Neither shall the flames kindle upon thee for I am the Lord thy God, the Holy One of Israel … Continue reading

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Words for a World in Need

This week has been full of getting settled in a new state, new cities, and a whole new ministry. So I’ve decided to share this poem from Negotiating the Shadows, pages 76-77. It’s based on Mark 1:4-11. New Thoughts if … Continue reading

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Wrestling with Relevance

Whenever I lead Bible study at some point the question becomes, “So what?” In other words, what does this passage mean for us as individuals and for us as a church? It’s the best part of the study. After we’ve … Continue reading

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