Tag Archives: Ephesians

Confessing the Need for More Bread

Litany of Confession One:  Holy One, you call us to a life of loving-kindness. Yet, very often, we resort to violence with our words or actions forgetting our responsibility to love our neighbors and ourselves. people my quietly or silently … Continue reading

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Stumbling Toward a Worthy Life

How many of these names do you recognize? Sandra Bland Rexdale Henry Kindra Chapman Samuel Dubose Joyce Curnell Ralkina Jones Raynette Turner Sarah Lee Circle Bear If you live in the United States you should know these names as well … Continue reading

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Real Bread

Deep within me there is a pot of anger on slow boil. Sometimes it boils up and threatens to overflow. There are a lot of injustices in this pot, some personal and others not. I know that what heats this … Continue reading

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A Sermon’s Beginnings: What Do We Do Now?

RCL August 12, 2012 Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33 with Psalm 130 or 1 Kings 19:4-8 with Psalm 34:1-8 Ephesians 4:25-5:2 John 6:35, 41-51 So then, putting away falsehood, let all of us speak the truth … Continue reading

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Did You Know that Superman is a Methodist?

2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a with Psalm 51:1-12 or Exodus 16:2-4, 9-15 with Psalm 78:23-29 Ephesians 4:1-16 John 6:24-35 A couple of months ago, I went to see The Avengers just like millions of other people. I came out of the theater wanting to watch … Continue reading

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Almost a Sermon on Abundance

RCL – July 29,2012 – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost 2 Samuel 11:1-15 with Psalm 14 or 2 Kings 4:42-44 with Psalm 145:10-18 Ephesians 3:14-21 John 6:1-21 With this set of texts, I am not sure to begin. If I were … Continue reading

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In Need of New Temples

RCL- July 22, 2012 – Eighth Sunday after Pentecost 2 Samuel 7:1-14a with Psalm 89:20-37 or Jeremiah 23:1-6 with Psalm 23 Ephesians 2:11-22 Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 This has been a strange week for me and it even has a theme. The … Continue reading

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