Tag Archives: kingdom of God

Looking Ahead: the Church as tenant in God’s mission field

Looking Ahead to Sunday's readings and the Good News of God I will strive to speak that day, I am wrestling with how we understand the relationship between of God's mission and the church's mission. Stewardship themes also come through … Continue reading

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Now is the Time

Lectionary 33 (25th Sunday after Pentecost), Year C2 Thessalonians 3:6-13; Luke 21:5-19Sunday, November 14, 2010 Grace to you and peace, from the one who is, who was, and who is to come.  Amen. Growing up with the last name of … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of God is Like a 10K Race

The following is a parable that was revealed to me while watching runners – including my dear wife, Jessicah – finish a 10K race on Saturday.  I'm pretty sure it was one of those parables that either got lost in … Continue reading

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The Blessed and Holy Task of Being God’s People (Lectionary 14, Year C)

Lectionary 14 (Sixth Sunday after Pentecost)Luke 10:1-11, 16-20July 4th, 2010 Grace to you and peace, from the one who is, who was, and who is to come.  Amen. I went back home to Philadelphia last week for five days with … Continue reading

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We look for the resurrection of the dead

We look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come.  Amen.– Nicene Creed Yes, Jesus was raised from the dead.  The stone was rolled away, and our risen Jesus appeared, variously, to the women, … Continue reading

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