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Jesus is Where?

I have a lot of sympathy for Mary and Joseph when they lost track of Jesus. He simply wasn’t where they thought he was. They had to retrace their steps, searching everywhere, anxiety growing with each passing minute. When they … Continue reading

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A Song of Praise

If your house is anything like mine, there are remnants of Christmas everywhere. There’s the tree with a string of lights not quite working. There’s a box of wrapping paper and cardboard waiting to go out to the recycle bin. … Continue reading

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Bidding Prayer for Christmas Eve

On this holy night when we remember Jesus’ birth, let us pray for all the children of the earth, and those who parent them. People may quietly or silently voice their prayers God who claims us all as beloved children, … Continue reading

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Christmas Brings Risks

We aren’t particularly good at Christmas in the church. We have dressed it up with pageants, carols, and candlelight. We preach peace and possibilities and encourage people to linger for a moment at the manger and renew their acquaintance with … Continue reading

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Sally the Super Star: A Story for Christmas

SPOILER ALERT: IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO ATTEND THE 5:00 PM SERVICE AT LIVING TABLE, THIS IS THE STORY I’LL BE READING. IF YOU WANT TO SHARE THE JOY OF HEARING IT FOR THE FIRST TIME WITH THE KIDS, YOU … Continue reading

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Christmas, Epiphany, and a Whole New Road

This week is the second Sunday in Christmastide and the Sunday before Epiphany. I’ve been reading both sets of texts and will be preaching on Matthew’s account of the coming of the magi. These magi traveled from foreign lands to … Continue reading

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In Search Of…

No this is not about the old show hosted by Leonard Nemoy (yes, I am that old). It is in fact about something both much older and brand new.  What follows was originally blogged at RevGalBlogPals. Since this is a very … Continue reading

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