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Share the Load

Sometimes, it all just feels so overwhelming. I know that I have it relatively easy in life at the moment, comparatively speaking. For example, I don’t have to walk 10 miles (if I’m lucky) the nearest source of water. I don’t really … Continue reading

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Dogma: The Genesis of Nerdcore Theology

There are few films that get to be classified as “defining” for me. Sure, you got your Star Wars, your Indiana Jones, your Batmans, Supermans, and Xmen. You’ve also got your Casablancas, your Citizen Kane’s, your 2001: A Space Odyssey. … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday Sermon: A Good Start

  Surprise! Here’s my sermon from this morning. Hopefully it’s a good counterpoint to Friday’s. Enjoy!   Easter Sunday: A Good Start   Mark 16:1-8   16 When the sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, … Continue reading

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Day 40: It is finished

John 19:38-42 Common English Bible (CEB)  38 After this Joseph of Arimathea asked Pilate if he could take away the body of Jesus. Joseph was a disciple of Jesus, but a secret one because he feared the Jewish authorities. Pilate gave … Continue reading

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Day 39: The Bad Ending

As promised here is my Good Friday sermon. Enjoy! The Bad Ending John 18:1-19:42           Every year, we come to this day, like clockwork, and it never gets any easier. Every year, we read the same story, a story told … Continue reading

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Good Friday post coming!

Here’s the plan: I have a lot on my plate. I’m in the middle of working on credo and planning for the rest of Holy Week, and that doesn’t leave a lot of time for blogging. Don’t worry, there will … Continue reading

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Day 38:That was the Worst Passover Ever!

Exodus 12:1-4, (5-10), 11-14 The LORD said to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt: This month shall mark for you the beginning of months; it shall be the first month of the year for you. Tell the whole … Continue reading

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Day 37: Well, That Was Awkward

  John 13:21-32 Common English Bible (CEB)  21 After he said these things, Jesus was deeply disturbed and testified, “I assure you, one of you will betray me.”  22 His disciples looked at each other, confused about which of them he was talking … Continue reading

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Day 36: It Just Got Real

John 12:20-36 (NRSV) Now among those who went up to worship at the festival were some Greeks. They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and said to him, “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.” Philip went and … Continue reading

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Day 35: Holy Week Superstar

Mark 11:1-11 When they were approaching Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples and said to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately as you enter it, you … Continue reading

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