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Nourished by God

February 18, 2018                 1st Sunday of Lent Genesis 9:8-17            Mark 1:9-15               John 6:35 -40 Well, we have begun our forty days of the Lenten journey. This year I found a really neat Lenten preaching series based on the I AM … Continue reading

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Our Time to Reconnect with God

February 14, 2018                Ash Wednesday Joel 2:1-2, 12-17              2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10         Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 This is a really weird year for the Lent/Easter season. Today Ash Wednesday falls on Valentine’s Day and Easter is going to be on … Continue reading

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Our Not-So-Hidden God Connection

February 11, 2018                 6th Sunday of Epiphany 2 Kings 2:1-12            2 Corinthians 4:3-6                 Mark 9:2-9 So today is Transfiguration Sunday, the day that Jesus goes up to the top of the mountain, meets Elijah and Moses and starts to … Continue reading

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Making Christ Your Meaning

February 4, 2018       5th Sunday of Epiphany Isaiah 40:21-31
          1 Corinthians 9:16-23             Mark 1:29-39 The reading today is one of my favorite passages from Isaiah. Besides the beauty of the poetry, it encompasses some fundamental truths about our relationship with … Continue reading

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Following God’s Lead

January 28, 2017                   4th Sunday of Epiphany Deuteronomy 18:15-20          1 Corinthians 8:1-13               Mark 1:21-28 The book of Deuteronomy is mostly a series of Moses’ final speeches to the twelve tribes of Israel before they enter the promise land.   Besides summing … Continue reading

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Those Who Heard the Disciple’s Call

January 21, 2018                   3rd Sunday of Pentecost Jonah 3:1-5, 10        
1 Corinthians 7:29-31         Mark 1:14-20 Methodism has always had, two prime components, spiritual development and social mission. When John Wesley started the Holy Club at Oxford the students would study … Continue reading

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Gifts and Graces

January 7, 2018         Epiphany & the Purification of the Lord Matthew 2:1-12          Mark 1:4-11 This year, because of how the calendar falls, we celebrate both the Epiphany and the Baptism of the Lord on the same Sunday; two events … Continue reading

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