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Follower of Jesus, Husband, Father, Son, Friend, Change Proponent, Goofball, Seeking Faithfulness in the 21st Century

A Church You’ve Been Longing for: “Asks Better Questions Than Has Answers” Mark 8:27-38

9/16/2018 Sermon on Mark 8:27-38 A Church You’ve Been Longing for: “Asks Better Questions Than Has Answers” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT Pastor Geoff Sinibaldo Reach the Beach Ragnar Camp Calumet Advertisements

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A few thoughts on 9/11 at 17

“Time does march on,” as the saying goes, but I remain curious about the validity of the other saying that tends to go along with it: “Time heals all wounds.” Does it? A year ago this past May, my son … Continue reading

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“Be opened” a sermon on Mark 7:24-37

9/09/2018 Sermon on Mark 7:24-37 “Be Opened” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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Sunday is Coming! “Who is Jesus?” Mark 8:27-38

“Who do people say that I am?” (Mark 8:27b) It may seem simple to ask: “Who is Jesus?” – but such a query can generate a multiplicity of responses. One might answer by examining the symbol that framed his life … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “Jesus goes on a mission trip” Mark 7:24-37

“Be opened.” (Mark 7:34b) The setting for these two healing stories takes place in Tyre, Sidon (in modern-day Lebanon) and the Decapolis (in modern-day Jordan) among foreign people outside the boundaries of Israel, beyond Galilee, and beyond the fight Jesus … Continue reading

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“Getting our hands dirty” Mission Trip: New Haven, Mark 7

9/02/2018 Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 “Getting our hands dirty” St. Paul Lutheran Church Old Saybrook, CT

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Sunday is Coming! “Keeping Your Hands Dirty” Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

“So the Pharisees and the scribes asked (Jesus), ‘Why do your disciples not live according to the tradition of the elders but eat with defiled hands?” (Mark 7:5) “Then (Jesus) called the crowd again and said to them, ‘Listen to … Continue reading

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