Monthly Archives: September 2016

Faith in the Face Of….

This Sunday October 2 is World Communion Sunday. As we receive the Bread and the Cup at our familiar communion rails, we might want to recall times when we were visitors in other churches in other states or perhaps in … Continue reading

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Our Stuff, Our Faith

Most of us have stuff. Some more than others. Either money, possessions, or property. Kids like stuff; “Seniors” like stuff. Some more than others, yes; some stuff is necessary. Some is not and to divest oneself of the latter for … Continue reading

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Names and Places

Thomas Wolfe famously wrote the novels Look Homeward Angel and You Can’t Go Home Again. To which I would ask, “OK, which is it? Look longingly for home or realize you can’t ever go home?!” Home is defined ultimately in … Continue reading

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Leave No One Behind

9/11 is now 15 years behind us. It was a world crime as much as one for the USA. It is hard to imagine anyone not being impacted by this act of terror. It is hard to imagine ever forgetting … Continue reading

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Counting Costs

Preachers, on any given Sunday, may well earn their wages! Some scriptures just may have no “happy” ending as we are left with more questions than answers. There is a rough “kernel” in the Luke text and Jeremiah is…well… a … Continue reading

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