Christian Seasons

The Past Tugs and the Future Pulls – Advent Beginnings

I found this short post from three years ago pointing toward the First Sunday in the Season of Advent. I am reposting as the theme still persists.

Sunday marks the beginning of the Season of Advent. We emphasize anticipation, expectation. We also might need remember, disappointment and defeat. These … Continue reading

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Not of This World – For Christ the King Sunday

Attention has turned to Christmas. We have yet to reach Advent. The disjointed feeling may stem from just how much we need to recognize Jesus’ Kingdom is not of this world. Maybe, that we should let Jesus deconstruct our visions of kingdom.

 

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Thumping Me With Your Bible

I carried mine to school. After all, it was one of my textbooks. Brother C, we called him, taught Bible History at Northwest Classen High School. In Cotton Patch Bible style, Bro. C would use imagery from the popular, if not scandalous, world of Championship Wrestling to amplify … Continue reading

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What Would I Have Said Yesterday? Or, Rash-less

Classic irony. For a few weeks, I have weighed in on Pulpit Freedom Sunday. Over the past week I worked through the texts associated with the Proper Reading for Sunday, October 7, 2012 in the Revised Common Lectionary; our program of preaching at Snow Hill. It was also … Continue reading

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Real Touch in an iTouch World

I rarely post on Sunday. There are more important things on my mind. I ran across this post by Addie Zierman over at Rachel Held Evans blog late yesterday. Her Guest Post, in Held’s Women of the Gospels Series, offered one more reflection on the Mark 5 text … Continue reading

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