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Sunday is coming! “The one thing that can make all the difference” Luke 10:38-42i

“There is only need of one thing.” (Luke 10:42a) If we are honest, it seems that most of us would probably side with Martha rather than Mary at this dinner party with Jesus. We know well from our lives that … Continue reading

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Sunday is Coming! “The ongoing conflict between scarcity and abundance” John 12:-18 Lent 5C

“You always have the poor with you, you do not always have me.” (John 12:8) There is inherent conflict in this passage. The most obvious is between Judas and Mary. Judas believes the extravagance of Mary’s perfume is a waste … Continue reading

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Everything is Figureoutable

Another mass shooting. This time is Thousand Oaks, CA. Last time in Pittsburg, PA. Another time I may have overlooked. Many, many, many times before that. In all likelihood, many more to come. — What will we do about it? … Continue reading

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Sunday is coming! “Trusting an external Word” John 6:56-69

“Lord to who can we go? You have the words of eternal life.” (John 6:68) Some of us may hear an echo in Peter’s question from our liturgical tradition that includes this verse in the “Alleluia” we sing as we … Continue reading

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2 Bald Pastors / Season 3, Episode 2: Faith Questions

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Thoughts on the 4th of July

As I wake up this morning on the 4th of July, I am not thinking of parades and fireworks. My mind has drifted to the humans I know personally that call this country home. Most were born here but some … Continue reading

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Before it begins…

Taking a brief moment before the ELCA Youth Gathering begins to think about friends I’ve already reconnected with, others I will see soon, new ones to be made, those back home, the troubles of this world & this amazing city … Continue reading

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