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Podcast with Joe McGarry – where 2 follically challenged pastors talk about faith and life. Interviews; discussions; resources and more.

Sunday is coming! “Restorative Blessing and Woe” Luke 6:17-26, Epiphany 6C

“They had come to hear him and be healed of their diseases.” (Luke 6:18a) Special focus on this passage highlights the blessings and woes in Luke’s version of what is often called “The Sermon on the Plain,” by comparing what … Continue reading

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“Sunday is coming! “Seeking Partnership.” Luke 5:1-11, Epiphany 5C

“So they signaled their partners in the other boat to help them.” (Luke 5:7) I wonder where we came up with the idea that we must be self-sufficient in order to survive and be successful. We live in a ‘pull … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! Luke 4:21-30 “Then what about me?” -Epiphany 4C

“When they heard this, all in the synagogue were filled with rage. They got up, drove him out of town, and led him to the brow of the hill on which their town was built, so they might hurl him … Continue reading

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Sunday is Coming! “The issue: TODAY…in your hearing” Luke 4:14-22, Epiphany 3C

“Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.” (Luke 4:21) The issue is not Jesus’ hometown. The issue is not that his faith-community knew him since he was a child.  The issue is not the passage Jesus chose to read … Continue reading

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“Sunday is coming! “Running out of wine and the abundant best yet to come.” John 2:1-11, Epiphany 2C

“They have no wine” (John 2:3). As churches, we spend a lot of time talking about, worrying about and complaining about perceived scarcity: the energy we think we have run out of; the time we think we don’t have; the … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming, “Jesus alongside us in the water” Luke 3:15-22, Baptism of our Lord C

“Now when all the people were baptized and when Jesus had also been baptized and was praying, the heaven was opened, and the Holy Spirit descended upon him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven, … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “The Wisdom of the Magi” – Festival of the Epiphany, Matt 2:1-12

“In the Time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem.” (Matthew 2:1) The coming of the Magi from the East spurs the imagination but also draws us into … Continue reading

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