Monthly Archives: September 2011

a river runs through it

The season of creation continued on Sunday with River Sunday.  Our texts, from the beginning and the end of the Bible, described the river that flowed through the Garden of Eden and the river that will one day flow through … Continue reading

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in the garden

In reading a text and preparing a sermon, there’s always lots that ends up on the cutting room floor.  We’re focusing on rivers this week in worship, so an extended bit on gardens couldn’t really be shoe-horned in.  But in reading … Continue reading

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meeting God in the wilderness

We’re continuing with the Season of Creation at Bethany.  This week we spent some time in the wilderness.  Our text was 1 Kings 19:1-18.  It’s definitely worth a read.  With all the talk of wilderness, I kept thinking about the … Continue reading

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far as the curse is found

At Bethany this month, we’re joining brothers and sisters in New Zealand and Australia in celebrating a Season of Creation.  The Season of Creation is an opportunity to celebrate God’s activity as the creator and sustainer of all.  We spend … Continue reading

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ten years later

I didn’t have any intention of doing a ten years later post.  There are plenty of those out there.  But then I went to an interfaith service of remembrance last night, and well, it was so moving I just had … Continue reading

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