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Two Gods of the Bible? Malarkey!
Is there a wrathful “God of the Old Testament” and a loving “God of the New Testament”?
Let this sermon bury the dead (or something like that)
I’m preaching this Sunday. This Sunday’s texts from 1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21; Galatians 5:1, 13-25; and, Luke 9:51-62 bring up images of call, service, and freedom. And the Soup Dragons (kind of). And Monty Python. And some personal wrestling about taking leave from my ministry here a two months ago to say goodbye to myContinue reading “Let this sermon bury the dead (or something like that)”
On belief, unbelief, and grace
When we believe and when we don’t believe, grace shows up.
Running as an Easter Spiritual Disicpline
If running doesn’t yet have a feast day on the church year calendar, Easter should be the Feast Day of Running. The Easter account tells of running – running to and from the tomb – in three of the four Gospels. Matthew 28:8 “So [Mary Magdalene and the other Mary] left the tomb quickly with fearContinue reading “Running as an Easter Spiritual Disicpline”