Christian Seasons

The Turn of a Preposition – Hope for Relationships

I enjoy teaching. One of the best times of my week comes in sharing some time with a group of adults thinking about follow Jesus as we engage the Scriptures in a small group. Generally these settings call for an “expert” to “dispense” truth. Long ago I considered that … Continue reading

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Whose feet not to wash? …

38060434_feetSome may be sensitive about their feet. As far back as I can remember my feet often create(d) a degree of ogling. You could quickly associate the thoughts, "Those feet are ugly!" My family will on occasion make a comment. I do not find them so off-putting but then … Continue reading

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Not an accidental tourist … The Procession of the Palms …

Palm_sunday Some years ago I enjoyed the privilege of traveling around the world. I attended meetings in Hong Kong, Vancouver, Dresden and Durban to name a few destinations. Each time I received information from a selected travel agent outlining options including airfare and lodging. We could also choose tourist options … Continue reading

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Take His place … An Ash Wednesday Reflection …

A church I pastored some years ago thought I came to fill the shoes of the previous pastor. In an awkward moment the church gathered around our family for prayer. One person, who either represented what Marshall Shelley would have termed a "well-intentioned dragon" or my own perception of … Continue reading

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