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Healing our Broken Relationships

March 19, 2017          3rd Sunday of Lent Exodus 17:1–7            Romans 5:1–11           John 4:5–42 Relationships are key in Judeo-Christianity. From Judaism the first commandment is to love God with all our being and the second is to love our neighbors as … Continue reading

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Healing Our Brokenness in Spirit

March 12, 2017          2nd Sunday in Lent Gen 12:1–4a               Romans 4:1–5, 13–17             John 3:1–17 People really like rules. I know sometimes we say we don’t, but actually people are really good at making up rules for themselves and other … Continue reading

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Healing the Brokenness of our Lives

March 5, 2017            1st Sunday of Lent Genesis 2:15–17; 3:1–7          Romans 5:12–19         Matthew 4:1–11 There is an interesting show on the Weather Channel called Fat Guys in the Woods. On the show the host, survival expert Creek Stewart (Yes, that’s … Continue reading

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The Invitation to Live Your Divinity

February 26, 2017                 Transfiguration Sunday Exodus 24:12–18        2 Peter 1:16–21         Matthew 17:1–9 In the last month we’ve been working our way through the first two chapters of the Sermon on the Mount. But now, the week before Lent begins, … Continue reading

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The Invitation to Be Radical with Your Love

February 19, 2017                 7th Sunday of Epiphany Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18             I Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23              Matthew 5:38-48 This passage from Matthew is one of those scriptures that you would rather not preach on. It is so radical, and impossible, … Continue reading

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The Invitation to Forgive and Reconcile

February 12, 2017       6th Sunday in Epiphany Deuteronomy 30:15-20          I Corinthians 3:1-9           Matthew 5:21-37 Happy Valentine’s Day – a few days early! I know that Valentine’s day isn’t one of the high holy days in the Christian calendar, and … Continue reading

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The Great Invitation to Mission

February 5, 2017                   5th Sunday of Epiphany Isaiah 58:1-9a             1 Corinthians 2:1-12               Matthew 5:13-20 You’ve probably noticed that during the last month I have been preaching a progression of becoming more involved with Christ and God. We started … Continue reading

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