Little Apocalypses

Little Apocalypses

Little Apocalypses Little Apocalypses Our passages today focus on reconciliation, the hard work of forgiveness. It might not look that way at first glance, as the passages have more finger pointing in them than words of forgiveness.  However, if you dig deeper you...
Who Does the Story Belong To?

Who Does the Story Belong To?

Who Does the Story Belong To? Who Does the Story Belong To? This isn’t a question we ask when we sit down to read a book or watch a movie. Often it is enough to be entertained or informed, idea’s of ownership don’t enter into our thought and if they...
A Model for Pastoral Care

A Model for Pastoral Care

A Model for Pastoral Care A Model for Pastoral Care The first chapter of Ruth is bleak, perhaps even disheartening. Yet, beneath the surface there is a current of care and compassion. A thread worth pulling on as we discover two women and how they choose to care for...
What Do You Hear?

What Do You Hear?

What Do You Hear? What Do You Hear? We sing, We want to see Jesus. In our minds we long for the day we might see Jesus. However, within scripture we are often directed to hear Jesus or listen to him. If we stop and do so, what do you hear? Scripture: Mark 10: 46-52 I...
Tell Me Who Are You?

Tell Me Who Are You?

Tell Me Who Are You? Tell Me Who Are You? The Psalm, Job and Mark’s gospel all provide a glimpse of what we believe in God and what the path of discipleship looks like. However, these three passages are far from harmonious. What does it mean to follow Christ, to...
Why Faith?

Why Faith?

Why Faith? Why Faith? Today we look at Job. On the surface we might simply ask the question why? We may dig deeper and ask the classic question why do bad things happen to good people? However, I think the question Job needs us to ask is why faith?  Scripture: Job...

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